CKAD Exam Preparation Study Guide (Certified Kubernetes Application Developer)

Certified Kubernetes Application Developer [CKAD] Exam Study Guide

Preparing for the CKAD Certified Kubernetes Application Developer exam? Don’t know where to start? This post is the CKAD Kubernetes developer Certificate Exam Preparation Study Guide (with links to each exam objective).

I have curated a list of articles from the Kubernetes documentation and other blogs on the web for each objective of the CKAD exam. Please share the post within your circles so it helps them to prepare for the exam.

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CKAD [Kubernetes Developer] Syllabus

CKAD Core Concepts - 13%

Multi-container Pods - 10%

Pod Design - 20%

Understand Deployments and how to perform rolling updates

Deployment provides declarative updates for Pods

Performing a Rolling Update

Understand Deployments and how to perform rollbacks

Rolling Back a Deployment

Understand Jobs and CronJobs

A Job creates one or more Pods

Understanding CronJobs

Running Automated Tasks with a CronJob

Understand how to use Labels, Selectors, and Annotations

Labels and Selectors

Kubernetes annotations

Setting Labels and Annotations

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State Persistence - 8%

Configuration - 18%

Observability - 18%

Services & Networking - 13%

This brings us to the end of the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Exam Preparation Study Guide.

What do you think? Let me know in the comments section if I have missed out on anything. Also, I love to hear from you about how your preparation is going on!

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  2. Hi Ravi Kiran,

    Thanks for this detailed article. I have a quick question. If an exam question doesn’t tell about the namespace then which namespace should we use for the answer?


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