Application and package management using Helm

Solution Architect
Kubernetes Service

Helm is an application package manager for Kubernetes that you use to standardize and simplify the deployment of cloud-native applications on Kubernetes. Here you'll see how to install third-party packages called Helm charts and how to create and install Helm charts for the workloads your teams develop.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Describe the benefits of using HELM as a Kubernetes package manager
  • Create a HELM chart for a cloud-native application
  • Manage a cloud-native application release using Helm


  • Access to an Azure subscription
  • Basic knowledge of executing commands using Azure CLI
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes and its concepts
  • Basic knowledge of creating Kubernetes YAML manifest files
  • Basic knowledge of executing commands using Kubectl