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Architecting for Kubernetes

Image courtesy Jonathan Leung (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jonathan-leung/) under license CC BY-SA 2.0 Docker is taking over the world. Developers love it because it allows them to experiment without polluting their machines. It's easy to create docker images for your apps and only moderately harder to bundle a stack together (using compose and swarm). It's also pretty easy to create a Continuous Integration process that builds and tests the developer output. Docker has made life a lot more pleasant for developers. Getting dockerized applications to production has proven more difficult. This post explains how kubernetes (k8s), a docker orchestration framework created by Google as part of their Google Cloud Platform initiative, helps solve that problem. … [Read More...]

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