Kubernetes: Application Coupling

Appcoup pod

Applications often consist of more than one executable and have programs that need to be launched together. Learn about different application coupling options in Kubernetes pertinent to ownership, colocation, and communication requirements and see a concrete example with all the characteristics of a real-world setup in the context of application coupling.

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Kubernetes: State and Storage

Kubernetes: State and Storage

I oftentimes hear folks stating that Kubernetes is great for stateless applications but when it comes to stateful applications, questions like: ‘Can it be done?’ or even ‘Should it be done?’ come up frequently. In this post, I’d like to offer a slightly more differentiated point of view and provide you with some resources that might help you dealing with stateful applications.

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Kubernetes Services By Example

Kubernetes Services By Example

When explaining Kubernetes to people new in the space I noticed that the concept of services is often not well understood. To help you better understand what services are and how you can troubleshoot them, we will have a look at a concrete setup and discuss the inner workings of services in this post.

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KubeCon Europe 2017: Bigger and Broader

KubeCon Europe 2017: Bigger and Broader

End of March I attended CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe in Berlin and compared with the event last year in London, I think two words describe it best: bigger and broader. With over 1200 attendees the event was impressive but still felt like a place where you can have meaningful discussions with peers.

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