Part 1: First 20 Kubernetes Concepts – In and Out of the Cloud

When engineers first dive into Kubernetes, it can almost feel like a tool of sorts. You use it to run and deploy containers. However, that’s not the case. Kubernetes in itself is a platform. It’s almost like a subset of a methodology to run containers. Kubernetes, among many other platforms, is why the whole platform engineer title is becoming so popular. The DevOps space is moving away from thinking about just tools and focusing on the entire platform and environment.

With different platforms comes the question – where do you run it? The first set of concepts in the 50 concepts will be explained here with the overall architecture of Kubernetes.

Kubernetes is something that’s heavily ...

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