1. Introduction to Docker and Kubernetes

Kubernetes has become the leading standard in container orchestration. Since its inception in 2014, it has gained tremendous popularity. It has been adopted by start-ups as well as major enterprises, and the major public cloud vendors all offer a managed Kubernetes service.

Kubernetes builds upon the success of the Docker container revolution. Docker is both a company and the name of a technology. Docker as a technology is the standard way of creating and running software containers, often called Docker containers. A container itself is a way of packaging software that makes it easy to run that software on any platform, ranging from your laptop to a server in a data center, to a cluster running ...

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