Course Outline

Introduction to Minikube

  • Benefits of using Minikube for local development
  • Comparison with other Kubernetes environments

Minikube Quickstart

  • Installation and configuration
  • Launching and accessing the Kubernetes dashboard

Application Development Workflow

  • Setting up a development environment with Minikube
  • Iterative development with Minikube

Debugging and Testing

  • Accessing application logs
  • Debugging applications running on Minikube

Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)

  • Integrating Minikube with CI/CD pipelines
  • Automated testing and deployment strategies

Advanced Application Deployment

  • Multi-container Pod design
  • Managing application state with StatefulSets

Minikube and Cloud Services

  • Connecting Minikube to cloud-based services
  • Simulating cloud environments with Minikube

Best Practices and Tips

  • Performance tuning for Minikube
  • Community resources and further learning

Summary and Next Steps


  • An understanding of containerization and its benefits
  • Experience with Docker and basic Kubernetes concepts
  • Familiarity with software development and deployment processes


  • Developers
  • DevOps engineers
  • Technical leads
 14 Hours