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Getting Started with Kubernetes by Jonathan Baier

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Chapter 1. Kubernetes and Container Operations

This chapter will give a brief overview of containers and how they work as well as why management and orchestration is important to your business and/or project team. The chapter will also give a brief overview of how Kubernetes orchestration can enhance our container management strategy and how we can get a basic Kubernetes cluster up, running, and ready for container deployments.

This chapter will include the following topics:

  • Introducing container operations and management
  • Why container management is important
  • Advantages of Kubernetes
  • Downloading the latest Kubernetes
  • Installing and starting up a new Kubernetes cluster

A brief overview of containers

Over the past two years, containers have grown in popularity ...

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