In this chapter, we will deploy the classic guestbook sample Kubernetes application. We will be mostly following the steps from https://Kubernetes.io/docs/tutorials/stateless-application/guestbook/ with some modifications. We employ these modifications to do the following:
- Make the solution more AKS friendly
- Show additional concepts, such as ConfigMaps, that are not present in the original sample
As mentioned in the Kubernetes documentation, you will be deploying a simple, multi-tier web application. You know it is a good sign for a platform when the documentation says it is a simple application that has master/slave backends and a scalable fronted. The guest book solution is also categorized as a stateless application because the frontend doesn't store any state. It is stateful for the single instance of Redis master, which stores...