In this chapter, we will look at the details of deploying an application on the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). An application consists of multiple parts, and we will build an application one step at a time, while explaining the conceptual model behind it. You will be able to easily adapt the steps in this chapter to deploy any other application on AKS. The sample guestbook application will be deployed on AKS. The reader will understand the usefulness of various Kubernetes concepts, such as Pods, Replication Controllers (RCs), services, ConfigMaps, Namespaces, and Deployments. We will introduce deployment helpers, such as Helm, to streamline the deployment process.
The following topics will be covered in this chapter:
- Deploying the sample guestbook application
- Full deployment of the sample guestbook application
- The helm way of installing complex...