Applied Skills

Deploy containers by using Azure Kubernetes Service

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To earn this Microsoft Applied Skills credential, learners demonstrate the ability to work with containers, container orchestration with Kubernetes, and manage clusters on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

Candidates for this credential must have experience with Azure administration and with deploying resources in Azure. They should also have a basic understanding of Azure Policy, Kubernetes, and AKS concepts, including docker and kubectl commands.

Tasks performed

  • Deploy an AKS cluster
  • Deploy and use Azure Container Registry
  • Configure an AKS cluster
  • Deploy applications to AKS
  • Configure scaling in AKS

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