In this chapter, we introduced the concepts of Docker and Kubernetes. This provides the common context for the following chapters, where we will dive into how to deploy Dockerized applications in Microsoft AKS. You will see how the AKS PaaS offering from Microsoft streamlines deployment by taking on many of the management and operational tasks that you may have to do yourself if you manage and operate the Kubernetes infrastructure. 

In the next chapter, we will introduce the Azure Portal and its components in the context of managing AKS.

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