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BrownBags are a series of online webinars held using GotoMeeting and covering various datacenter & datacenter Certification topics. These BrownBags are held live at various dates and times around the globe and each covers a different bit of datacenter related specialization.

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BrownBags are a series of online webinars held using GotoMeeting and covering various datacenter & datacenter Certification topics. These BrownBags are held live at various dates and times around the globe and each covers a different bit of datacenter related specialization.

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    Certified Kubernetes Administrator: Cluster Configuration presented by Tyler Hatton

    Certified Kubernetes Administrator: Cluster Configuration presented by Tyler Hatton

    Tonight will be a continuation of our Certified Kubernetes Administrator series, where we are covering the major domains of the exam.
    In episode 3, we are going to be talking with Tyler Hatton (@tlrhtn) about Cluster Configuration. Tyler is an automation SME and focuses on assisting traditional IT organizations to adopt SRE/DevOps principles. He also holds the CKA, CKAD, and CKS certifications, so you are in amazing hands for this talk! Stay tuned for tips and tricks for the exam, a way to spin up Kubernetes clusters quickly and easily for studying, and an overview of managing a K8S cluster with kubectl, RBAC, namespaces, and more.

    Resources:
    https://twitter.com/tlrhtn
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/tyler-hatton/
    https://katacoda.com/
    https://kubernetes.io/docs/reference/kubectl/cheatsheet/
    https://kubernetes.io/releases/version-skew-policy/
    https://kubernetes.io/docs/tasks/administer-cluster/kubeadm/kubeadm-upgrade/
    https://www.udemy.com/course/certified-kubernetes-administrator-with-practice-tests/
    https://killer.sh/cka

    • 1 hr 8 min
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    Certified Kubernetes Administrator: Cluster Installation presented by Nathan Bennett

    Certified Kubernetes Administrator: Cluster Installation presented by Nathan Bennett

    Nathan Bennett (https://twitter.com/vNathanBennett) continues our series covering the Certified @Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam. Nathan covered cluster installation methods, demoed an actual installation on a Raspberry Pi, and chatted about the latest Ted Lasso episode.


    Resources:
    Nate's blog on this stuff:
    https://nerdynate.life/2021/03/14/learning-k8s-on-pi-kubeadm/

    Kubernetes.io kubeadm installation:
    https://kubernetes.io/docs/setup/production-environment/tools/kubeadm/install-kubeadm/

    vRA stuff:
    https://vmguru.com/2020/06/kubernetes-as-a-service/
    https://vmwarelab.org/2020/02/14/vsphere-customization-with-cloud-init-while-using-vrealize-automation-8-or-cloud/
    https://gitlab.com/NathanBennett/k8s

    Udemy course that will definitely get you past the CKA:
    https://www.udemy.com/course/certified-kubernetes-administrator-with-practice-tests/

    • 56 min
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    Certified Kubernetes Administrator: Cluster Architecture presented by David Espejo

    Certified Kubernetes Administrator: Cluster Architecture presented by David Espejo

    David Espejo (@davidmirror) kicks off the first episode in our Kubernetes series covering the
    Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam. David has been in the IT industry for over 12 years and
    has recently obtained his CKA. He discusses the exam format, why teams should consider the use of Kubernetes
    and dives into the various components of the Kuberentes Cluster Architecture! David also supports Project Octant,
    a tool that helps developers understand how applications run on a Kubernetes cluster

    Resources:
    https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/overview/components
    https://kubernetes.io/docs/tutorials/kubernetes-basics/explore/explore-intro
    https://kind.sigs.k8s.io
    https://cilium.io/blog/2019/12/18/how-to-debug-dns-issues-in-k8s

    • 1 hr 6 min
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    Why (stateful) server-less matters for server admins with Leon Stigter

    Why (stateful) server-less matters for server admins with Leon Stigter

    Leon Stigter (https://twitter.com/retgits) walks through the "why" of serverless and shares a demo of using Knative and use cases with tools like VMware's Event Broker Appliance for automation.

    Resources:
    https://flings.vmware.com/vmware-event-broker-appliance
    https://knative.dev/

    • 40 min
    • video
    NSX-V to NSX-T migration with the Migration Coordinator with Britton Johnson

    NSX-V to NSX-T migration with the Migration Coordinator with Britton Johnson

    Britton Johnson (https://twitter.com/vcixnv) caps off our NSX-T update series with an overview of migrations strategies for current NSX-V customers. NSX-V will be going EOL in early 2022, nearly 10 years after the acquisition of Nicira and birth of NSX! Get the info you need to continue using NSX in it's new, improved, mutli-cloud version, NSX-T!

    • 1 hr 8 min
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    Reverse IT Career: Engaged! with Joe Onisick

    Reverse IT Career: Engaged! with Joe Onisick

    Joe Onisick presents "Reverse IT Career: Engaged!"
    Joe Onisick has been in the IT biz for a long time. This year he decided to sell his house in CA, move to Wyoming, and take up ranching! A lot of folks in the IT world TALK about "going back to a simpler life", but Joe actually did it! In this episode we ask him all the questions about why he decided to do this & what his experience has been so far!

    Resources:
    https://twitter.com/JoeOnisick
    https://transformationcontinuum.com/

    • 46 min

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