cncf-kubernetescertwg Digest, Vol 4, Issue 1


Adam Sandor
 

Hello,

I'm also looking forward to the Kubernetes certification. I would be glad to help by testing the exam, but I don't know what are the plans for going forward. Can someone from this group give an update on roadmap for the certification?

Thanks you,
Adam Sandor
Container Solutions

On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 2:02 PM <cncf-kubernetescertwg-request@...> wrote:
Send cncf-kubernetescertwg mailing list submissions to
        cncf-kubernetescertwg@...

To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
        https://lists.cncf.io/mailman/listinfo/cncf-kubernetescertwg
or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
        cncf-kubernetescertwg-request@...

You can reach the person managing the list at
        cncf-kubernetescertwg-owner@...

When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
than "Re: Contents of cncf-kubernetescertwg digest..."


Today's Topics:

   1. Re: cncf-kubernetescertwg Digest, Vol 3,  Issue 1 (Hosam Al Ali)


----------------------------------------------------------------------

Message: 1
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:58:13 +0300
From: Hosam Al Ali <a.hosam@...>
To: cncf-kubernetescertwg@...
Subject: Re: [cncf-kubernetescertwg] cncf-kubernetescertwg Digest, Vol
        3,      Issue 1
Message-ID:
        <CAGq5VEc7zTGvR+Pe2oBaZ7q4mTN1KFcwyD85R5EOhwA5ER2BcQ@...>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"

Hello Liz, and Kubernetes Certification Working Group!,

I just join the Kubernetes Certification Working Group mailing list
discussion, what kind of volunteer and requirements I can provide to
support the community on the exam process to create the exam in Linux
Foundation.

Cheers,
*Hosam Al Ali*

Senior UNIX/Linux System Administrator / OpenStack Cloud Admin - SITA -
Saudi Arabia
KCM100 - COA - OCM100 - OCM50 - SCSA - SCNA - SCSECA - MCSAM - MCSE  Riyadh
11623, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ("SITA/NIC")
| M:*+966 55 8397888* |

*Bio & Email:* a.hosam <http://goog_1239821962>*@gmail.com*
<http://gmail.com/> | *www.about.me/ahosam <http://www.about.me/ahosam>*

On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 3:00 PM, <
cncf-kubernetescertwg-request@...> wrote:

> Send cncf-kubernetescertwg mailing list submissions to
>         cncf-kubernetescertwg@...
>
> To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
>         https://lists.cncf.io/mailman/listinfo/cncf-kubernetescertwg
> or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
>         cncf-kubernetescertwg-request@...
>
> You can reach the person managing the list at
>         cncf-kubernetescertwg-owner@...
>
> When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
> than "Re: Contents of cncf-kubernetescertwg digest..."
>
>
> Today's Topics:
>
>    1. K8s Certification Update - March 11, 2017 (Liz Kline)
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Message: 1
> Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2017 11:35:29 -0600
> From: Liz Kline <lkline@...>
> To: cncf-kubernetescertwg@...
> Subject: [cncf-kubernetescertwg] K8s Certification Update - March 11,
>         2017
> Message-ID:
>         <CAH-dn2H0mdQnWzPt7jWivMhrKJ5QkzbxacX6OE2PbJbGvMzQPA@....
> com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
>
> Hello Kubernetes Certification Working Group!
>
> The Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam development is
> progressing well.  Here is an update
>
> Development status
> * finalized language on 26 of 32 items written for the exam
> * created grading scripts for 5 of 32 items
> * built a K8s image (exam environment) with 5 clusters:
>    * Immaculate Kubernetes
>    * Broken Kubernetes
>    * Incomplete Kubernetes
>    * Fresh Kubernetes
>    * High-Availability (HA) Kubernetes
> * working on a proposed a solution to handle CKA candidates switching
> kubernetes contexts required to complete different exam items
>
> Beta testing
> * targeted for mid May (dates TBD)
> * We are still looking for volunteers to help with beta testing the exams.
> If you have interest and K8s expertise please subscribe to this Kubernetes
> Certification Working Group list:
> https://lists.cncf.io/mailman/listinfo/cncf-kubernetescertwg.
>    * beta sign up will be announced via this work group list
>
> Timeline
> * Exam items finalized - thru mid March
> * set up exam environment, create grading scripts - thru mid April
> * set up:  exam landing page, candidate portal, scheduling page - late
> April to early May
> * conduct alpha/beta testing and determine passing score - mid May to early
> June
> * Public exam launch - mid June
>
> Training
> * Expanded LFS258 self paced course content (to match CKA exam scope) will
> be available in April
> * Targeting to launch free MOOC on edX in Q2
>
> ________________________________________________________
> Last month?s update: K8s Certification Update - February 10, 2017 (plain
> text)
>
>
> Hello Kubernetes Certification Working Group!
>
> In November, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) launched (
> https://www.linuxfoundation.org/announcements/cloud-
> native-computing-foundation-launches-certification-
> training-and-managed-service)
> a new training, certification and Kubernetes Managed Service Provider
> (KMSP) program (
> http://blog.kubernetes.io/2016/10/kubernetes-service-
> technology-partners-program.html).
> Since that announcement, a team of K8s experts have been busy defining an
> online, proctored certification program to be run by The Linux Foundation
> for CNCF. Below is an update on the certification progress so far.
>
> We are still looking for volunteers to help with beta testing the exams. If
> you have interest and expertise please consider subscribing to the
> Kubernetes Certification Working Group list (
> https://lists.cncf.io/mailman/listinfo/cncf-kubernetescertwg). We?ll be
> reaching out to volunteers as the process progresses.
>
> Overview
> * The exam will be performance-based (i.e. live system) which candidates
> have to operate
> * Job Task Analysis (JTA) Committee of K8s community experts met in Dec
> 2016 and defined the overall scope, topics for the exams as well as drafted
> the exam items
> * Team is currently working on setting up an environment that can be
> automatically deployed for each candidate
> * In parallel, work has started to to develop the automated scripts to
> setup and grade the exam items
> * Currently forecasting to field test in May and publicly launch in June
>
> Scope Definition for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam
> A certified K8s administrator can work proficiently to design, install,
> configure, and manage a Kubernetes production-grade cluster.  They will
> have an understanding of key concepts such as Kubernetes networking,
> storage, security, maintenance, logging and monitoring, application
> lifecycle, troubleshooting, API object primitives and the ability to
> establish basic use-cases for end users.
>
> JTA Development
> 13 K8s experts from 9 different companies participated in a facilitated
> 2-day DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) workshop in early December and
> defined:
> * 10 subject Domains and their % weight on the exam:
> 5%   Scheduling
> 5%   Logging / Monitoring
> 8%   Application Lifecycle Management
> 11% Cluster Maintenance
> 12% Security
> 7%   Storage
> 10%  Troubleshooting
> 19%  Core Concepts
> 11%  Networking
> 12%  Installation & Configuration
> * 55 Topics, aka subdomains
> * The exam environment and technical specs
> * An estimated exam length of 4 hours
>
> Exam Item Development
> 14 K8s experts from 13 different companies participated in a second,
> intensive 2-day item writing workshop facilitated by a performance-based
> assessment expert in mid-December and:
> * drafted 44 exam items based on the Domains and Topics defined during the
> JTA; items are logged in a private GitHub repo
> * chose 34 of the best Items targeted for the exam by weighted Domain
> * applied a difficulty rating of Easy, Moderate, Hard for each item
> * agreed upon a K8s Exam environment proposal
>
> Timeline for the Next Steps
> * Exam item refinement is ongoing
> * 10 week process to complete items set up, exam environment, and develop
> the grading scripts. (thru mid April).
> * 8 weeks post-setup to conduct the alpha/beta testing, determine passing
> score,and set up exam portal (mid April to early June)
> * Exam launch targeted for the 2nd week of June
>
> We?ve also made available (in partnership with The Linux Foundation) a
> self-paced online training course that aims to prepare users for the K8s
> exam. You can find details and sign up for it here (
> https://training.linuxfoundation.org/linux-courses/system-administration-
> training/kubernetes-fundamentals
> ).
>
>
>
> Liz Kline
> Certification Manager
> The Linux Foundation
> Skype:  liz.kline.co
> m:  (512) 694-4605 (Central Time)
> e:  lkline@...
> -------------- next part --------------
> An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
> URL: <http://lists.cncf.io/pipermail/cncf-kubernetescertwg/attachments/
> 20170311/355d9136/attachment-0001.html>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> _______________________________________________
> cncf-kubernetescertwg mailing list
> cncf-kubernetescertwg@...
> https://lists.cncf.io/mailman/listinfo/cncf-kubernetescertwg
>
>
> End of cncf-kubernetescertwg Digest, Vol 3, Issue 1
> ***************************************************
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.cncf.io/pipermail/cncf-kubernetescertwg/attachments/20170418/8aadbba1/attachment-0001.html>

------------------------------

_______________________________________________
cncf-kubernetescertwg mailing list
cncf-kubernetescertwg@...
https://lists.cncf.io/mailman/listinfo/cncf-kubernetescertwg


End of cncf-kubernetescertwg Digest, Vol 4, Issue 1
***************************************************