K8s Certification Update - June 20, 2017

Liz Kline

K8s Certification Update - June  20, 2017

Hello Kubernetes Certification Working Group!

Development work on the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam continues to go well.  

Development status
* Grading scripts are completed for 31 items
* K8s image (exam environment) is built with 8 clusters for various exam items; team is working through development issues
* Internal alpha testing is ongoing. First wave complete (half of the items), second wave (with all questions) targeted for feedback by late June.

Beta testing
* Beta testing is targeted for late June and into July (exact dates to be announced)
* Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Beta Tester Sign-up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd9-6nL5L3SzWIddCSPoKeuX_Pdq_KHI8C4mQzcUryP-gu0dQ/viewform?usp=sf_link
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CKA exam launch
* Public exam launch is targeted for August 2017

* Introduction to Kubernetes MOOC on edX: available July 10th. Would welcome volunteers to review the content - add your name here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1B4s2EJv6Fm5HHLhRnQlQdO-0tZ7NwisZVBMob71_m-s/edit?usp=sharing
* LFS258: CKA aligned version released in June (and all existing customers updated to the new material)

Liz Kline
Certification Manager
The Linux Foundation
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