Application and package management using Helm

Solution Architect
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Helm is an application package manager for Kubernetes that you use to standardize and simplify the deployment of cloud-native applications on Kubernetes. Here you'll see how to install third-party packages called Helm charts and how to create and install Helm charts for the workloads your teams develop.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Describe the benefits of using HELM as a Kubernetes package manager
  • Create a HELM chart for a cloud-native application
  • Manage a cloud-native application release using Helm


  • Access to an Azure subscription
  • Basic knowledge of executing commands using Azure CLI
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes and its concepts
  • Basic knowledge of creating Kubernetes YAML manifest files
  • Basic knowledge of executing commands using Kubectl