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Deploying a Kubernetes Cluster Using Azure Kubernetes Service

In this lab, you will be creating a Kubernetes cluster using Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). You will create the cluster through Azure Cloud Shell. You will learn how to easily create a cluster with just a few commands. Understanding how to create your cluster through the command line will give you the advantage of having granular control over your cluster and understanding exactly whats going on under the hood. For this lab, you should have a basic understanding of Kubernetes. This way, you have the basic knowledge and skills to comprehend what you will be achieving in this lab.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 1h 0m
Clock icon May 19, 2023

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Create an AKS Cluster

    Create a two-node cluster in the East US region using the Azure portal.

  2. Challenge

    Deploy the Test Application

    1. Launch Azure Cloud Shell.
    2. Paste the provided YAML code into the deployment file for the application.
    3. Deploy the app through Cloud Shell.
  3. Challenge

    Configure Autoscaling

    Configure the node pool to have a minimum of 2 and maximum of 4 nodes with Autoscale enabled.

  4. Challenge

    Test the Cluster

    Use the DNS name of the service load balancer to test the cluster and see if the app works!

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