#REVIEW: CKAD (Certified Kubernetes Application Developer) program

When it comes to certification I’m usually a bit skeptical. Achieving a certificate for the sake of getting a formal certification document should, in my opinion, never be your main intent. At the end of last year, I noticed that the Cloud Native Computing Foundation offered a discount for their Kubernetes bundle containing an online

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Deploy a Spring Boot application to GKE

Once your Spring Boot application is ready for deployment, you’ll have to find an environment to deploy to.  Over the past years, Kubernetes has evolved and gained a lot of attention.  Today it is usually picked if you need service discovery, resource management, and autoscaling in addition to a convenient deployment model.  Setting up your

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Deploy a React application to Kubernetes

I’ve recently published my first article on dev.to about how to deploy a React application to Kubernetes in 5 easy steps. There are many reasons for choosing Kubernetes for deploying your React application: unified and standardized deployment model across the cloud providers robustness against downtime as several containers are deployed (horizontal scaling) handling peak traffic

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Deploy Java EE applications to Kubernetes

Kubernetes is currently the de-facto standard for deploying applications in the cloud. Every major cloud provider offers a dedicated Kubernetes service (eg. Google Cloud with GKE, AWS with EKS, etc.) to deploy applications in a Kubernetes cluster. Once your stateless Java EE application (this is important, as your application will run with multiple instances) is

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