Unvalidated Ideas #046
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The Last Kubernetes Course (🗒Raw Notes)
Kubernetes has absolutely taken over the infrastructure deployment world.
As popular as it is, learning to use Kubernetes is still very very difficult. Companies often need to get new engineers ramped up on Kubernetes, and there's just too much complexity -- they need a comprehensive, enterprise-ready guide.
These days people pay $395 dollars to pass the CKAD exam.
Across tech, there is commitment to the "cloud native" the ecosystem (which is primarily things-that-run-on-k8s, if we're honest with ourselves), and the CNCF/Linux Foundation could raise their prices and companies would continue to request/require the certification.
Outside of the official CKAD course, the Kubernetes documentation is fantastic, and there are many independent guides out there, but there aren't many guides with "enterprise ready" in mind.
There aren't many guides that even promise that you'll be able to "pass the CKAD". This is a standardized test, and the industry for efficiently passing that standardized test hasn't been created yet. There's opportunity here.
NOTE There is a lot you could do here depending on what you want to build. Having good source material, test prep help, interactive environments/labs and more.
Another market to sell to is college students who want to be ready for their first interview/internship/job out of school.
What was in this week's uncut edition?
Like being teased? I hope so, because here's what was in the uncut edition this week:
- The Last Kubernetes Course
- Self-hosted software continues to offer the best bang for your buck.
Don't forget, there's always
money in the banana stand 3x more in the uncut edition.
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