Managing Kubernetes: Operating Kubernetes Clusters in the Real World

October 31, 2020
Managing Kubernetes: Operating Kubernetes Clusters in the Real World

While Kubernetes has greatly simplified the task of deployingcontainerized applications, managing this orchestration frameworkon a daily basis can still be a complex undertaking. With thispractical book, site reliability and DevOps engineers will learnhow to build, operate, manage, and upgrade a Kubernetescluster—whether it resides on cloud infrastructure oron-premises.Brendan Burns, cofounder of Kubernetes, and Craig Tracey, stafffield engineer at Heptio, dissect how Kubernetes works internallyand demonstrate ways to maintain, adjust, and improve the clusterto suit your particular use case. You'll learn how to makearchitectural choices for designing a cluster, managing accesscontrol, monitoring and alerting, and upgrading Kubernetes. Dive inand discover how to take full advantage of this orchestrationframework's capabilities.Learn how your cluster operates, how developers use it todeploy applications, and how Kubernetes can facilitate adeveloper's jobAdjust, secure, and tune your cluster by understandingKubernetes APIs and configuration optionsDetect cluster-level problems early and learn the stepsnecessary to respond and recover quicklyDetermine how and when to add libraries, tools, and platformsthat build on, extend, or otherwise improve a Kubernetescluster