I was lucky that able to get 1 month free subscriptions on Qwiklabs and finished some of their quest. Good way to get your hand dirty and know how to use these tools. Sadly that promotion ended 31th July.
Kubernets is really changing the way of software deployments. Docker was starting to popular 4-5 years ago, at that moment I just thought it is a lightweight VM. Until Kubernetes(k8s) release, it looks promising. Together with microservice architecture and Istio service mesh, the entry path is huge yet the ROI is in long run.
Once a retired IT parents asking me what programming language is good for his college child to learn. It is really doesn’t matter now, java/kotlin, node.js, python, swift …etc, except .Net side C#/asp (kidding, just my personal anti-.net stack). Each service can use its own stack, as long as services can communicate with REST-JSON / gRPC-protobuf.
20 free credits offered to take Hello Node Kubernetes, GCP Essentials. Check out the YouTube post description on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRYEJmRMkQk.