The Linux Basis and Cloud Native Computing Basis (CNCF) are launching their fourth Kubernetes certification, after receiving large ranges of demand for a extra entry-level qualification.
The Kubernetes and Cloud Native Affiliate (KCNA) examination is predicted to launch on the finish of this 12 months after a interval of beta testing and is aimed toward entry-level builders or individuals in non-technical roles which can be fascinated with studying extra concerning the open supply container orchestration expertise, equivalent to technical advertising professionals or product managers.
The qualification will be a part of the prevailing steady of Licensed Kubernetes Software Developer (CKAD), Licensed Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), and Licensed Kubernetes Safety Specialist (CKS), however aimed much less at skilled practitioners, who’re anticipated to point out off their hands-on expertise throughout the examination course of.
The qualification can be gained by passing a multiple-choice examination which is able to take a look at individuals data round deploying a software program software utilizing the essential kubectl instructions, the elemental structure and terminology of Kubernetes — from containers and pods, to nodes and clusters — and an understanding of the broader cloud-native panorama, together with safety issues.
“The KCNA gives a transparent onramp for these contemplating a job working with cloud expertise, and serves as a primary step in pursuing profession paths in cloud administration, engineering, software growth, safety, and extra,” Clyde Seepersad, common supervisor of coaching and certification on the Linux Basis stated in an announcement.
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