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Kubernetes for Serverless Applications by Russ McKendrick

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Kubernetes use cases

As we have already touched upon in this chapter, Kubernetes can run pretty much anywhere, from just your local machine (which we will cover in our next chapter), from your on-premise hardware of virtual machine infrastructure to potential spanning hundreds of public cloud instances in AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud. In fact, you could even span multiple environments with your Kubernetes cluster.

This means that you get a consistent experience no matter where you are running your application, but also get to take advantage of your underlying platform's features, such as load balancing, persistent storage, and auto scaling, without have to really design your application to be aware it is running on, say, AWS or Microsoft ...

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