Kubernetes also known as ‘K8’ or ‘Kube’. It is an open-source system as cloud infrastructure used for deployment of services of web applications.

It was initially introduced in 2014 by Google. But later it was taken over by Cloud Native Computing Foundation. Kubernetes gives you a platform to run and operate containers on clusters for virtual machines.

While using Kubernetes, developer’s need ‘Pattern’ which are the tools required to build the container-based applicational services.

Kubernetes is an ideal infrastructure platform established for hosting cloud-native applications which requires rapid scaling like the way of live data streaming.

Features offered

  • Automated rollouts and rollbacks for the changes in application configurations
  • Service discovery mechanism
  • Provides own IP addresses to Pods to load the balance
  • Deploys and updates secrets & application configuration management
  • Adds features to Kubernetes Cluster
  • Shows flexibility in cloud environments
  • Stores various migration paths
  • Auto-scaling facility
  • Optimism of IT costs
  • Creates Agile application and deployment
  • Highly suitable for developers growing potential
  • Saves money by optimally utilizing resources

What can be done through Kubernetes?

Once a developer uses Kubernetes as a cloud platform, many tasks can be performed in the business environment via the use of this tool. Such things that can be done are –

  • Make optimum use of hardware resources
  • Can help to control and use application properties
  • Scaling of containerized applications
  • Add storage to cloud
  • Manage data services
  • Integration with networking state and storage levels