This article is geared towards developers with some experience in Kubernetes or general systems administration although, hopefully, anyone can take something away from these practices.

Kubernetes “K8s” evolved to be the standard way to deploy your services to the cloud. And rightly so! Using a container orchestration engine like K8s provides many niceties including but not limited to:

  • Scalability: never outgrow your infrastructure
  • Modularity: adapt K8s to your needs without patching upstream source code
  • Self-healing: restart failed containers
  • Simple service discovery
  • Standardisation of infrastructure abstractions
  • Crisp atomicity of deployments

Having evolved into an industry standard, K8s allows teams to…

Fabian Deifuss

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