Auto-scaling Pods based on resource utilization

Our goal is to deploy an application that will be automatically scaled (or de-scaled) depending on its use of resources. We'll start by deploying an app first, and discuss how to accomplish auto-scaling later.

I already warned you that I assume that you are familiar with Kubernetes and that in this book we'll explore a particular topic of monitoring, alerting, scaling, and a few other things. We will not discuss Pods, StatefulSets, Deployments, Services, Ingress, and other "basic" Kubernetes resources. This is your last chance to admit that you do NOT understand Kubernetes' fundamentals, to take a step back, and to read The DevOps 2.3 Toolkit: Kubernetes ( ...

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