Managing a handful of containers is completely different from managing production-scale containers, which may number in from hundreds to thousands. To support container management, we need an easy way of deploying and handling these containers at scale. This is what is called container orchestration. In this chapter, we look into a few of the options available in the industry and cover the basics of how each inherently works. Container orchestration is a fast-changing area, so look at the provided links for the latest developments once you understand how these technologies work and the key differences between them.
The good news is that there are many options in the container orchestration space. The flip side, ...