Argo CD Essential Guide for End Users with Practice
What you'll learn
- Understand Argo CD core concepts.
- Create and manage applications using Argo CD declarativity and using UI.
- Practice Argo CD CLI.
- Explore and practice Argo CD syncing options, waves and phases.
- Generate applications using Argo CD application-set.
- How to integrate with CI systems.
- We will explore common best practices and recommendations
- Basic Git Knowledge
- Basic Yaml Knowledge
- Basic Kubernetes Knowledge
- Optional: Helm or Kustomize Knowledge
Argo CD is one of the top GitOps continues delivery tools for Kubernetes in Cloud Native ecosystem nowadays.
Argo CD implements GitOps Pull Model where it track any changes in source repos and sync/deploy the changes automatically into the destination clusters.
Why Argo CD
Application definitions, configurations, and environments should be declarative and version controlled. Application deployment and lifecycle management should be automated, auditable, and easy to understand.
Git as the source of truth for your applications.
Developer and DevOps engineer will update the Git code only.
It will keep your Kubernetes destination clusters in sync with Git.
we can achieve easy rollback.
More security : Grant access to Kubernetes cluster to ArgoCD only and avoid granting CI systems or humans.
Disaster recovery solution : You easily deploy the same applications to any Kubernetes cluster.
What this course contains
We will explore all required topics to learn Argo CD for end users.
We will practice and learn by examples.
There will be GitHub repos for all practices written declaratively using Yaml.
There will be Interactive (browser based) practices
Quizzes to test your knowledge by the end of each section.
To get a successful and effective learning, spend more time on practicing, learn by doing.
Enjoy the journey and have fun.
Who this course is for:
- DevOps engineers
- Technical Architects
I am a Principle DevOps Engineer and Software Developer with+12 years experience in software industry. I am interested in all cloud native ecosystem, I am certified with the below topics:
Kubernetes: CKA, CKAD and CKS.
Google Cloud: Cloud Digital Leader.
1. DevOps Engineer Expert
2. Developer Associate.
3. Certified Solutions Expert: Productivity.