Kubernetes Simply Explained
Thursday, June 24th 2021
Dilbert

One-liner

Kubernetes (k8s for short) is an orchestration layer for process virtualization.

Is it cool?

Yes

Do i need it?

Probably not

But i rly want it!!!

It's your funeral

Thousand mile overview

So you have Docker all figured out. You like it (and you should). You have broken down your monolith into discrete parts, each one encapsulating its own domain. If only there was a way to organize all these services, how they spawn, how they talk to each other, how they scale etc. This is what k8s does.

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