CKAD Exam Study Resources

Here' you'll find a list of blog posts covering preparations for the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) exam. I've also a collection of study notes for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam which you can find here

This page will be updated as content gets created

First the current (as of Jan 2021) the objectives for the exam is the following:

Domain Weight
Core Concepts 13%
Configuration 18%
Multi-Container Pods 10%
Observability 18%
Pod Design 20%
Services & Networking 13%
State Persistence 8%

The following blog posts can be used as study resources for this exam. Note that some of them was created as preparation for the CKA exam, but there is some overlap between that and the CKAD exam.


Core Concepts


Multi-Container Pods

  • [Multi-container Pods]


Pod Design

Services & Networking

State Persistence

This page was modified on January 30, 2021: Adding link to CKAD exam review, and added links to CKA/CKAD on resource page