KWQ001 - Cluster Maintenance Security Web Quest

Kubernetes administrators need to be well aware of the cluster maintenance and administration tasks. With this web quest, you would research on the


Your task is to work in your group, research on cluster maintenance activities in depth, and try to find answers to the following questions. You will present on the topic briefly.


  • What are the cluster maintenance and administration tasks that you anticipate doing as part of your job ?
  • Briefly explain how you could do the following
    • Prepare nodes for maintenence
    • Define resource quotas
    • Create users and groups
    • Resize a cluster
    • Upgrade the version of kubernetes on the nodes


Following is the process you could loosely follow,

  • Start researching on web and reading individually about the topic. Reference the links and articles in the resources section while you do so.
  • Reflect on how it could apply to your work environment. Speak with with the relevant teams in your organisation if needed gain insights into current implementation, what are the issues being faced. Think about how you could you apply the knowledge you have researched on.
  • Have a group discussion with within your group, exchange what you have learnt as well as your experience with the topic in your prior/existing projects. You may come up with the notes and common points you would like to present.
  • Prepare a short 5/10 minutes presentation to explain the topic and answer the questions given in the task section above.