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Microsoft AZ-1001 - Deploy and Manage Containers using Azure Kubernetes Service

  • Length 1 day
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Why study this course

In this one-day course, you practice deploying containers, container orchestration, and managing clusters on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). The skills validated include deploying, configuring, and scaling an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster. Also, deploying an Azure Container Registry instance and deploying an application into an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster.

This one-day course prepares you for an Applied Skills credential.
For more than 30 years, Microsoft's industry-recognised certifications have provided proof of world-class technical proficiency for in-demand job roles. In today’s ever-changing business environment, there are also times when you need verified project-specific skills. Microsoft Applied Skills is a new verifiable credential that validates that you have the targeted skills needed to implement critical projects aligned to business goals and objectives. Applied Skills gives you a new opportunity to put your skills centre-stage, empowering you to showcase what you can do and what you can bring to key projects in your organisation.

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What you’ll learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe control plane nodes, node pools, and workload resources like pods, deployments, and sets

  • Scheduling of fault-tolerant application workloads using Azure Kubernetes Service

  • Managing deployment and core management tasks, like upgrade coordination using Azure Kubernetes Service

  • Clustering of virtual or on-premises machines called nodes that share compute, network, and storage resources

  • Create an Azure container registry instance with the Azure portal

  • Push an image to the registry instance

  • Remove the image from your local Docker environment. View the image in your registry

  • Pull and run the container image from your container registry

  • Create, monitor and provision an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster

  • Configure Azure Kubernetes Service Components

  • Configure Azure Active Directory Integration

  • Enable and configure Azure Policy for Azure Kubernetes Service

  • Assign policy definitions to an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster

  • Use namespaces to logically isolate workloads and resources

  • Enable host-based encryption for Azure Kubernetes Service agent nodes

  • Install the Azure Policy add-on for Azure Kubernetes Service

  • Validate the effect of Azure Policy

  • Manually scaling pods or nodes

  • Using the Horizontal pod autoscaler

  • Using the Cluster autoscaler

  • Integrating with Azure Container Instances (ACI)

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Who is the course for?

  • Administrators

Course subjects

  • Plan an Azure Kubernetes Service deployment

  • Deploy and use Azure Container Registry

  • Deploy an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster

  • Configure an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster

  • Deploy applications to Azure Kubernetes Service

  • Configure scaling in Azure Kubernetes Service

  • Guided Project - Deploy applications to Azure Kubernetes Service


  • Experience using the Azure portal to create resources

  • Basic knowledge of security concepts like identities, permissions, and encryption

  • Basic knowledge of networking concepts like virtual networks and subnetting

  • Basic knowledge of Azure Policy and Azure Kubernetes Service concepts

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