What does container orchestration do?

Typical container orchestration tools help virtualize a set of machines and manage them as a single cluster. The container orchestration tools also help move the workload or containers across machines transparent to the consumer. Technology evangelists and practitioners use different terminologies, such as container orchestration, cluster management, data center virtualization, container schedulers, container life cycle management, data center operating system, and so on.

Many of these tools are currently supporting both Docker-based containers as well as non-containerized binary artifact deployments, such as the standalone Spring Boot application. The fundamental function for these container orchestration ...

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