This chapter covers
- Using containers to package a microservice into a deployable artifact
- How to run a microservice on Kubernetes, a container scheduler
- Core Kubernetes concepts, including pods, services, and replica sets
- Performing canary deployments and rollbacks on Kubernetes
Containers are an elegant abstraction for deploying and running microservices, offering consistent cross-language packaging, application-level isolation, and rapid startup time.
In turn, container schedulers provide a higher level deployment platform for containers by orchestrating and managing the execution of different workloads across a pool of underlying infrastructure resources. Schedulers also provide (or tightly ...