Quick Start Kubernetes, 2021 Edition

  • 54m
  • Nigel Poulton
  • JJNP Consulting Limited
  • 2020

Do you need to figure out what Kubernetes is all about? Do you like learning through hands-on?

If yes, this is the book for you...

Quick Start Kubernetes, brought to you by best-selling author Nigel Poulton, assumes zero prior experience and gets you to the point you can hold your own in a conversation with an expert, and deploy simple applications. And it does it in less than 100 pages!

You'll learn:

  • What Kubernetes is
  • Why we have Kubernetes
  • The role Kubernetes will play in the future of infrastructure and applications

You'll also perform the following hands-on tasks:

  • Build a Kubernetes cluster
  • Containerize an app
  • Deploy the app to Kubernetes
  • Break the app and watch it self-heal
  • Scale the app
  • Perform a rolling update

Along the way, Nigel explains everything as clearly as possible and busts every piece of jargon. When you're done, you'll be in love with Kubernetes and ready to take your journey ot the next level.

About the Author

Nigel is a leading name in the container community. He is a Docker Captain and author of many container-related books and video training courses. When he's not working with containers he spends his time with his family, tries to play golf, and dreams about American muscle cars. He is also active on Twitter at @nigelpoulton.

In this Book

  • About the Book
  • The Sample App
  • What is Kubernetes
  • Why We Need Kubernetes
  • What Does Kubernetes Look Like
  • Getting Kubernetes
  • Creating a Containerized App
  • Running an App on Kubernetes
  • Adding Self-Healing
  • Scaling the App
  • Performing a Rolling Update
  • What Next
  • Terminology


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