Nigel considers it a huge privilege to do what he loves 24/7 - playing with tech and teaching Kubernetes all around the world. His aim is to help over 10M people learn and apply Kubernetes.
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If the legend is true, Nigel was all about the tech before he was crawling! His love for tech only grew stronger and when most young boys were watching the late-night sports highlights, Nigel was geeking away with computers. This passion has grown throughout adolescence and into adulthood (term used very loosely)! It's no surprise that he landed a career in technology, putting in the hard yards in the world of corporate and large enterprises - he still has the scars to prove it!
For the last few years Nigel has worked for himself, although when you love what you do, you never have to work. Nigel, a Docker captain, lives his hobby every day teaching Kubernetes to you and companies all around the world.
Nigel is married and has 3 daughters. He loves football (soccer), cars and the enviornment.
Nigel's love of tech is reflected in his legendary video courses which are fun to watch. He's known to teach with clarity, passion and humor so you'll never get bored with his high-quality and highly entertaining Kubernetes video courses. He has video courses for beginners and those who want to become a pro. These courses are found on popular sites including Pluralsight, A Cloud Guru, Udemy and more. Nigel's courses teach both the theory and help you get your hands-on.
Nigel is a popular author and has many accolades, including being rated by BookAuthority as seen on CNN and Forbes, as having the best ever book written on Docker - Docker Deep Dive. Nigel makes sure he keeps his tech books bang up-to-date, to be in line with the latest versions of tech. He revises his books at least annually.
Nigel's latest book, The Kubernetes Book, is welcomed and accepted by the Kubernetes community as a masterpiece on learning and using K8s. As this book is constantly updated 2 or 3 times a year, it could be seen as the best book and certainly the most up-to-date book out there to help you learn Kubernetes.
Nigel spends a lot of his time on the road teaching Kubernetes all around the world at conferences, workshops, training days and latterly being a keynote at virtual events and he's always found training at live-stream events. He's a regular at KubeCon, DockerCon and other tech conferences.
To help you on your kubernetes journey, Nigel loves to write his blog. His blog is dedicated to containers, especially Kubernetes, and anything Cloud-native. Nigel's love of containers is shown in his unique style of writing. You'll love his blog.
You'll find Nigel all over YouTube, especially in his weekly #KubernetesMoment show and his monthly Kubernetes this Month show. In his own words he's a bit geeky and cheesy but it's a great way to engage. Check out his channel Nigel Poulton - Kube Trainer.
However you choose to get involved, you'll quickly see that Nigel is a perfectionist in his approach as he'll never put his name to anything that doesn't add value to the Kubernetes community. Enjoy!
Nigel has trained well over 1M people with Docker and Kubernetes. His aim is to help over 10M people on their Kubernetes journey in the coming months and years.
Nigel will help you either get started, learning the fundamentals, and he can help those who want to become a pro!
He does this by adding value to the K8s world through his video courses, his books, training events, workshops, live-streams, keynotes and his YouTube channel.
If it's video courses you choose, or if it's his books that you prefer, his events, or if you learn from any of his teaching methods, you'll love Nigel's mind-blowing Kubernetes training.
Nigel is a video trainer extraordinaire. You'll love his energetic and fun approach to teaching all things Docker and Kubernetes.
When Nigel is on the road, you'll have the opportunity to get up close and personal. Ask questions and participate live in one of his events.
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'The Kubernetes Book' & 'Docker Deep Dive'
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Alex is a top developer and involved with a lot of projects in the cloud and containers ecosystem. OpenFaaS is a project with close links to Docker and Kubernetes, so we're happy to be able to help.
It's no secret that Nigel is passionate about education. As a father of three daughters, he appreciates the privilege of living in a part of the world that values education of girls.
We're proud to support the Malala Fund in its mission to create a world where girls can learn and lead.
Nigel has three daughters and is passionate about girls football (soccer). His middle daughter plays for three local teams, and Nigel gives his time and talents coaching two local teams (FoC). As a business, we provide financial support to Macclesfield Ladies Football Club - this season we've provided kits for all age-groups (under-9 all the way through to over-18)