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:
* If you have interest and have K8s expertise please subscribe to this Kubernetes Certification Working Group list: 
   * Project  announcements are made via this work group list

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:
* 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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