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Building and Managing Microservices with Kubernetes and Istio (Video Training)

Building and Managing Microservices with Kubernetes and Istio (Video Training)

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  • Copyright 2022
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-764970-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-764970-9

6+ Hours of Video Instruction

Learn the most efficient way to manage and run Microservices in Kubernetes and Istio.


Microservices are the new development model for running complex applications. Building and Managing Microservices with Kubernetes and Istio LiveLessons will cover the topics you will need to run successful Microservices in Kubernetes and Istio.

Building and Managing Microservices with Kubernetes and Istio LiveLessons starts with an overview of Microservices and why it is the right choice to run complex applications. The course will then discuss how to automatically implement Microservices using Kubernetes, a procedure that starts with source files in Git, before exploring topics of container images and how to build them efficiently. Lastly, it will also cover how to apply decoupling in Kubernetes for full implementation of automated and orchestrated Microservice environment.

Instructor Sander van Vugt uses hands-on-labs to give you a deeper understanding of the topics covered in the course.

Topics include:

  • Understanding Microservices
  • Using Git
  • Containers QuickStart
  • Understanding Container Orchestration and Service Mesh
  • Getting Started with Kubernetes
  • Creating Container-based Microservices in Kubernetes
  • Getting Started with Istio Service Mesh
  • Managing Microservices with Istio Service Mesh

Skill Level

  • Beginner to Intermediate

Learn How To

  • Manage source code for microservices
  • Build custom container images
  • Use Kubernetes technology to manage Microservices
  • Use Service Mesh

Who Should Take This Course

  • This course is for anyone who wants to learn how to move from traditional applications that are installed on a server platform to orchestrated containers in a Microservices environment.
  • The course is for developers and DevOps engineers who want to know what happens after the code is written, as well as administrators responsible for implementing the Microservices infrastructure.

Course Requirements

  • A computer with a recent operating system and at least 4GB RAM and 20GB available disk space

About Pearson Video Training

Pearson publishes expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. These professional and personal technology videos feature world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, Pearson IT Certification, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Network Security, Cisco Technology, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, and more. Learn more about Pearson Video training at http://www.informit.com/video.

Video Lessons are available for download for offline viewing within the streaming format. Look for the green arrow in each lesson.

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Understanding Microservices
1.1 What are Microservices?
1.2 Microservices and Containers: A Perfect Match
1.3 From Monolithic Application to Microservice
1.4 The Role of 12-Factor Apps in Microservices
1.5 DevOps and Microservices
1.6 Understanding the Goals of this Course
1.7Introducing the Course Microservice Project

Lesson 2: Using Git
2.1 Understanding Git in a Microservices Environment
2.2 Understanding Git
2.3 Setting up a Git Repository
2.4 Using Git Repositories
2.5 Working with Branches
Lesson 2 Lab: Setting up a Github Repository
Lesson 2 Lab Solution: Setting up a Github Repository

Lesson 3: Containers QuickStart
3.1 Understanding Containers
3.2 From Images to Running Containers
3.3 Using Container Registries
3.4 Using Containers
3.5 Using Webhooks to Automatically Trigger New Container Image Builds
Lesson 3 Lab: Using Containers
Lesson 3 Lab Solution: Using Containers

Lesson 4: Understanding Container Orchestration and Service Mesh
4.1 Why Orchestration is Needed
4.2 Understanding Microservices Orchestration
4.3 Exploring Container Orchestration Solutions
4.4 Understanding Kubernetes
4.5 Understanding Service Mesh
Lesson 4 Lab Planning for an Orchestrated Architecture
Lesson 4 Lab Solution Planning for an Orchestrated Architecture

Lesson 5: Getting Started with Kubernetes
5.1 Using Kubernetes in Minikube
5.2 Using Kubernetes in Google Cloud
5.3 Installing All-in-One Kubernetes
5.4 Understanding Core Application Components in Kubernetes
5.5 Running Applications in Kubernetes
5.6 Understanding the Philosophy of Decoupling in a Microservices Context
5.7 Using the kubectl Utility in Declarative or Imperative Mode
5.8 Understanding the Kubernetes API
5.9 Troubleshooting Kubernetes Applications
Lesson 5 Lab: Running the Course Project in Kubernetes Deployments
Lesson 5 Lab Solution: Running the Course Project in Kubernetes Deployments

Lesson 6: Creating Container-based Microservices in Kubernetes
6.1 Feeding Images into Kubernetes
6.2 Organizing Pod Storage
6.3 Using Storage Provisioners
6.4 Providing Flexible Parameters Using ConfigMaps and Secrets
6.5 Exposing Applications Using Service Objects
6.6 Providing Fixed DNS URLs Using Ingress
6.7 Using Kustomize.yaml
6.8 Using Canary Deployments in Kubernetes
Lesson 6 Lab Implementing the Course Project as a Full Microservice on Kubernetes
Lesson 6 Lab Solution Implementing the Course Project as a Full Microservice on Kubernetes

Lesson 7: Getting Started with Istio Service Mesh
7.1 Understanding What a Service Mesh is Used for
7.2 Understanding Istio
7.3 Setting up Istio
7.4 Running the Bookinfo Demo Application
7.5 Using the Dashboard
Lesson 7 Lab Setting up Istio Service Mesh
Lesson 7 Lab Solution Setting up Istio Service Mesh

Lesson 8: Managing Microservices with Istio Service Mesh
8.1 Managing Traffic Flow with Istio
8.2 Using Istio for Fault Injection
8.3 Querying Metrics with Prometheus and Istio
8.4 Visualizing Metrics with Grafana and Istio
8.5 Using Istio to Access External Services
8.6 Managing the Course Sample Project with Istio
Lesson 8 Lab Running the Course Project in Istio
Lesson 8 Lab Solution Managing Traffic Flow with Istio


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