GKE Basics

By Tim Berry

Learn to deploy containers to production with GKE.

1 hour
  • 11 Lessons
  • 2 Hands-On Labs

About the course

If you’ve ever used Docker containers, you already know that they’re the easiest and most portable way to package and deploy applications for the cloud. So how do you take the next step into production containers with Kubernetes?

There’s a lot of fear, uncertainty, and doubt about the complexities of the big K, but thankfully, Google Kubernetes Engine is here to take away all of the hard work and provide production-ready Kubernetes clusters which leaves you to concentrate on the best way to run your applications.

This introductory course will teach you the concepts of Kubernetes, basic building blocks of GKE, and will have you deploying your containers to production in no time.

  • Chapter 1 1 Lesson Introduction 3:40

    Welcome to the Course

    3:40
  • Chapter 2 4 Lessons Kubernetes Fundamentals 20:32

    Understanding Clusters and Nodes

    7:17

    Exploring Pods, ReplicaSets, and Deployments

    8:34

    Accessing Services

    4:41

    Hello World in GKE

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 3 4 Lessons Operating GKE 16:51

    Exploring Deployment Patterns

    3:45

    Creating Stateful Applications and Storage

    8:56

    Using Secrets and Configurations

    4:10

    Deploy Wordpress and MySQL to GKE

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 4 2 Lessons Conclusion 3:46

    Course Summary

    2:38

    Conclusion and What's Next

    1:08

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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