Azure Kubernetes Service – Deep Dive

General info 

This is a three-day training course. Select the desired start date at the top right of the screen for practical information regarding the training (location, price, registration, etc.).

Course overview

During this course, we will dive deeper into the content of the Azure Kubernetes Service course. You will learn about advanced pod concepts, advanced release concepts, security, authentication and authorization.

Who should attend this training

This training is valuable for developers, architects and operators.

Course Objectives

After attending this training, you will know how to:

  • Implement Linkerd Service Mesh
  • Implement sidecars with Dapr
  • Deploy manifests with kustomize
  • Create and deploy Helm charts
  • Integrate AKS with Azure Active Directory
  • Integrate Kubernetes secrets with Azure Key Vault
  • Create your own custom resource definition (CRD) and operator


  • Basic knowledge of Azure
  • Familiar with Azure Kubernetes Service

Course Content

AKS Networking

  • Azure Virtual Networks (VNets, subnets, routing tables, …)
  • AKS and Azure Virtual Network integration (Azure CNI and kubenet)
  • Ingress and egress control
  • Service Mesh
  • Implementing Linkerd Service Mesh
Advanced pod concepts
  • Init containers
  • Multi-container pods
  • Sidecars
  • Implementing sidecars with Dapr (distributed application runtime)
Advanced release concepts
  • Deploying manifests with kustomize
  • Creating and deploying Helm charts
  • Blue/green releases
  • Canary releases
  • Continuous delivery with GitOps (Flux v2)
Security, authentication and authorization
  • Docker image and pod security
  • Kubernetes RBAC (role-based access control)
  • Integrating AKS with Azure Active Directory
  • Integrating Kubernetes secrets with Azure Key Vault
  • Azure Active Directory Pod Identity
Extending the Kubernetes API
  • Controllers and operators
  • Creating your own custom resource definition (CRD) and operator

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This training will be held in English unless all attendees speak Dutch.


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