Azure Kubernetes Service

The Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), is an extremely simple service to launch and configure. I will be using the Azure command-line tools on my local machine; you will also be able to use the command-line tools by using the Azure Cloud Shell which is built into the Azure Portal.

The first thing we will need to do is create a resource group to launch our AKS cluster into. To create one called MasteringDockerAKS, run the following command:

$ az group create --name MasteringDockerAKS --location eastus

Now that we have the resource group, we can launch a two node Kubernetes cluster by running the following command:

$ az aks create --resource-group MasteringDockerAKS \    --name MasteringDockerAKSCluster \ --node-count 2 \ ...

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