Understanding the worker node components
Worker nodes, as the name implies, are responsible for running workloads. When we discussed the
kube-scheduler component of the control plane, we mentioned that when a new Pod is scheduled, the
kube-scheduler component will decide which node to run the Pod on. It does this using information that has been sent to it from the worker nodes. This information is constantly updated to help spread Pods around a cluster to utilize resources efficiently. Here is a list of the worker node components.