Kubernetes
Sunny • onIt & Systems 5 months ago • 2 min read

Kubernetes is a open source system for managing containerized applications across a cluster of nodes. Many times Kubernetes also referred as kube or k8s . Kubernetes provides container grouping, load balancing, auto-healing and scaling features. Kubernetes project was started by Google and Redhat is the second major contributor along with Microsoft, HP, VMware , Salt Stack etc..

Kubernetes is designed around a single master server and a set of nodes that you host your application on. Each node will host one or more of the containers that make up your application.

Why to use Kubernetes • Kubernetes is lightweight and easy to understand solution. • Modern tooling , have CLI and management REST API support. • Portability is another great feature as Kubernetes provides public, private and hybrid cloud deployments, such as AWS,GCE, Vagrant, VMware, Bare metalKubernetes is a open source system for managing containerized applications across a cluster of nodes. Many times Kubernetes also referred as kube or k8s .

Kubernetes provides container grouping, load balancing, auto-healing and scaling features. Kubernetes project was started by Google and Redhat is the second major contributor along with Microsoft, HP, VMware , Salt Stack etc..

Kubernetes is designed around a single master server and a set of nodes that you host your application on. Each node will host one or more of the containers that make up your application.

Why to use Kubernetes • Kubernetes is lightweight and easy to understand solution. • Modern tooling , have CLI and management REST API support. • Portability is another great feature as Kubernetes provides public, private and hybrid cloud deployments, such as AWS,GCE, Vagrant, VMware, Bare metal. • Kubernetes is highly scalable solution. • Kubernetes is self-healing , it can take care of auto-placement of docker containers, auto-restart, auto-replication. • Kubernetes is good for Rolling updates • Alternatives • Apache Mesos, Hadoop YARN and Docker Swarm

What are the requirements? • Basics of any Linux/Unix • PC/Laptop/VM with 866Mhz CPU, 01GB RAM and 10G disk space • Super user access on Linux/Unix server

What is the target audience? • Anyone who want to learn the basics of basics of Kubernetes

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