Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Installing, maintaining, and administering a Kubernetes cluster manually could mean a huge investment of time for a company. In general, these tasks are one-off costs and therefore it would be best to not waste these resources. In Azure today, there is a feature called AKS, where K emphasizes that it is a managed Kubernetes service.

Right after containers became interesting for cloud services, Microsoft launched a first service called which was in general the same, but if you ordered it, Azure created a custom ACS environment (dedicated to your tenant) for templated deployments. With ACS, the choice was just available to the most popular orchestrators—Mesos, Swarm, and Kubernetes. With ACS, you have to pay for ...

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