Get Calico Certified!

Become an expert in Kubernetes networking and security using Calico on AWS

This course will contrast several options for deploying Kubernetes in AWS and examine how the default AWS networking works. It will also describe how to best configure and manage Calico in AWS, and how to use it to secure your AWS Kubernetes clusters.

Deploying Kubernetes in Amazon AWS is a common goal for deploying and managing container-based applications at scale in the cloud. Calico is the most popular open-source networking and security solution for Kubernetes. This course will help you understand several options for deploying Kubernetes in AWS, and also examine how the default AWS networking works. It will also describe how to configure and manage Calico in AWS, and how to secure your AWS Kubernetes cluster.

What the Course Covers

  • Week 1
    • Get Started with AWS Networking
    • Kubernetes Cluster Options in AWS
    • Kubernetes Networking Options in AWS
    • Kubernetes Network Security in AWS
    • Exposing Services Outside the Cluster
    • Lab Setup
  • Week 2
    • EKS Deployment Overview
    • EKS Lab with AWS-CNI
    • Securing a demo application with Calico Policy
    • Deploying an Elastic Load Balancer
  • Week 3
    • The AWS CNI with Calico eBPF
    • Deploying EKS with Calico eBPF
    • Deploying a demo application with eBPF
    • Deploying EKS with Calico CNI
    • IP Address Allocation Review
    • Enabling Encryption
  • Week 4
    • Self-Managed Installation Options
    • kOps Overview
    • kOps with Calico CNI
    • Using an Application Load Balancer
    • Deploying Istio
    • Deploying Calico Application Layer Policy with Istio

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