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The DevOps 2.3 Toolkit

By : Viktor Farcic
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The DevOps 2.3 Toolkit

By: Viktor Farcic

Overview of this book

Building on The DevOps 2.0 Toolkit, The DevOps 2.1 Toolkit: Docker Swarm, and The DevOps 2.2 Toolkit: Self-Sufficient Docker Clusters, Viktor Farcic brings his latest exploration of the DevOps Toolkit as he takes you on a journey to explore the features of Kubernetes. The DevOps 2.3 Toolkit: Kubernetes is a book in the series that helps you build a full DevOps Toolkit. This book in the series looks at Kubernetes, the tool designed to, among other roles, make it easier in the creation and deployment of highly available and fault-tolerant applications at scale, with zero downtime. Within this book, Viktor will cover a wide range of emerging topics, including what exactly Kubernetes is, how to use both first and third-party add-ons for projects, and how to get the skills to be able to call yourself a “Kubernetes ninja.” Work with Viktor and dive into the creation and exploration of Kubernetes with a series of hands-on guides.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
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What now?

We have a production-ready Kubernetes cluster running in AWS. Isn't that something worthwhile a celebration?

Kops proved to be relatively easy to use. We executed more aws than kops commands. If we exclude them, the whole cluster can be created with a single kops command. We can easily add or remove worker nodes. Upgrades are simple and reliable, if a bit long. The important part is that through rolling upgrades we can avoid downtime.

There are a few kops command we did not explore. I feel that now you know the important parts and that you will be able to figure out the rest through the documentation.

You might be inclined to think that you are ready to apply everything you learned so far. Do not open that champagne bottle you've been saving for special occasions. There's still one significant topic we need to explore. We postponed the discussion about...