Running Kubernetes on CoreOS is a great start, but you may find that you want a higher level of support. Enter Tectonic, the CoreOS enterprise offering for running Kubernetes with CoreOS. Tectonic uses many of the components we've already discussed. CoreOS is the OS and both Docker and rkt runtimes are supported. In addition, Kubernetes, etcd, and flannel are packaged together to give a full stack of cluster orchestration. We discussed flannel briefly in Chapter 3, Core Concepts – Networking, Storage, and Advanced Services. It is an overlay network that uses a model similar to the native Kubernetes model, and it uses etcd as a backend.

Offering a support package similar to Red Hat, CoreOS are also providing 24x7 support for the open source ...

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