October 26, 2021


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CNCF and Linux Foundation launch entry-level Kubernetes certification

The Linux Foundation and Cloud Indigenous Computing Foundation (CNCF) are launching their fourth Kubernetes certification, just after getting big concentrations of demand for a much more entry-amount qualification.

The Kubernetes and Cloud Indigenous Associate (KCNA) exam is predicted to start at the conclusion of this yr just after a interval of beta testing and is aimed at entry-amount builders or people today in non-complex roles that are interested in understanding much more about the open source container orchestration technologies, these as complex marketing specialists or merchandise supervisors.

The qualification will join the present steady of Licensed Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), Licensed Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), and Licensed Kubernetes Safety Specialist (CKS), but aimed significantly less at seasoned practitioners, who are predicted to demonstrate off their palms-on capabilities through the test system.

The qualification will be obtained by passing a several-decision test which will test participants knowledge all-around deploying a software software using the primary kubectl commands, the basic architecture and terminology of Kubernetes — from containers and pods, to nodes and clusters — and an knowledge of the broader cloud-native landscape, which includes stability factors.

“The KCNA presents a clear onramp for people considering a job operating with cloud technologies, and serves as a 1st move in pursuing vocation paths in cloud administration, engineering, software development, stability, and much more,” Clyde Seepersad, standard manager of coaching and certification at the Linux Foundation reported in a assertion.

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