Exploring architecture

Kubernetes is an open source container management tool. It is a Go-Lang based (https://golang.org), lightweight, and portable application. You can set up a Kubernetes cluster on a Linux-based OS to deploy, manage, and scale the Docker container applications on multiple hosts.

Getting ready

Kubernetes is constructed using several components, as follows:

  • Kubernetes master
  • Kubernetes nodes
  • etcd
  • Overlay network (flannel)

These components are connected via network, as shown in the following screenshot:

Getting ready

The preceding image can be summarized as follows:

  • Kubernetes master connects to etcd via HTTP or HTTPS to store the data. It also connects ...

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