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Kubernetes for Serverless Applications by Russ McKendrick

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Project Seven 

In 2014 Joe Beda, Brendan Burns, and Craig McLuckie were joined by Brian Grant and Tim Hockin on Project Seven.

This project, named after the Star Trek character Seven of Nine, aimed to make a friendlier version of Borg. By the time of the first commit, the project had an external name, Kubernetes. 

You can see the first commit at https://github.com/kubernetes/kubernetes/commit/2c4b3a562ce34cddc3f8218a2c4d11c7310e6d56 and the first really stable release, which came four months later, can be found at https://github.com/kubernetes/kubernetes/releases/tag/v0.4.

Initially, the aim of Kubernetes was to take everything Google had learned from Borg and running its large container clusters and open source it as a way of attracting ...

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