To get the most out of this book
While not mandatory, as basic concepts are explained throughout the book, some familiarity with Kubernetes and container technology is recommended.
For the tools used throughout this book, chapters 2-9 will focus on the following key technologies:
The installation of these tools is discussed in detail in Chapter 2, Preparing a Kubernetes and Helm Environment. Additional tools that are used throughout the book are chapter-specific, and their installations are described in the chapters in which they are used.
If you are using the digital version of this book, we advise you to type the code yourself or access the code via the GitHub repository (link available in the next section). Doing so will help you avoid any potential errors related to copy/pasting of code.