Top Kubernetes books recommended by experts

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Fundamentals of Kubernetes

Understanding the concepts of Kubernetes starts with understanding the fundamentals. On your way to mastery, it's crucial for you to understand how certain concepts were derived, and why things work like they do. Starting with these resources is the best way to do so.

The Kubernetes Book

The Kubernetes Book

2024 edition. Fully updated for Kubernetes v1.29. Brand new chapter covering WebAssembly on Kubernetes.The Kubernetes Book, by Nigel Poulton, renowned author and video trainer, is up to date with the ...

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Kubernetes: Up and Running: Dive Into the Future of Infrastructure

Kubernetes: Up and Running: Dive Into the Future of Infrastructure

In just five years, Kubernetes has radically changed the way developers and ops personnel build, deploy, and maintain applications in the cloud. ...

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Cloud Native DevOps with Kubernetes: Building, Deploying, and Scaling Modern Applications in the Cloud

Cloud Native DevOps with Kubernetes: Building, Deploying, and Scaling Modern Applications in the Cloud

Kubernetes has become the operating system of today's cloud native world, providing a reliable and scalable platform for running containerized workloads. In this friendly, pragmatic book, cloud experts Justin Domingus and John Arundel show you what Kubernetes can do-and what you can do with it. ...

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Kubernetes in Action

Kubernetes in Action

SummaryKubernetes in Action is a comprehensive guide to effectively developing and running applications in a Kubernetes environment. ...

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Kubernetes Cookbook: Building Cloud Native Applications

Kubernetes Cookbook: Building Cloud Native Applications

If your organization is preparing to move toward a cloud-native computing architecture, this cookbook shows you how to successfully use Kubernetes, the de-facto standard for automating the deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. ...

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Production Kubernetes

Production Kubernetes

Kubernetes has become the dominant container orchestrator, but many organizations that have recently adopted this system are still struggling to run actual production workloads. ...

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Specializations and Deeper Kubernetes Knowledge

You've got your basics in order โ€“ time to move on to some advanced and specialized concepts. Kubernetes is evolving every day, these books can help you master it.

Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Study Guide

Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Study Guide

Developers with the ability to operate, troubleshoot, and monitor applications in Kubernetes are in high demand today. ...

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