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Introduction to DevOps with Kubernetes

By : Onur Yılmaz, Süleyman Akba≈ü
Book Image

Introduction to DevOps with Kubernetes

By: Onur Yılmaz, Süleyman Akba≈ü

Overview of this book

Kubernetes and DevOps are the two pillars that can keep your business at the top by ensuring high performance of your IT infrastructure. Introduction to DevOps with Kubernetes will help you develop the skills you need to improve your DevOps with the power of Kubernetes. The book begins with an overview of Kubernetes primitives and DevOps concepts. You'll understand how Kubernetes can assist you with overcoming a wide range of real-world operation challenges. You will get to grips with creating and upgrading a cluster, and then learn how to deploy, update, and scale an application on Kubernetes. As you advance through the chapters, you’ll be able to monitor an application by setting up a pod failure alert on Prometheus. The book will also guide you in configuring Alertmanager to send alerts to the Slack channel and trace down a problem on the application using kubectl commands. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to manage the lifecycle of simple to complex applications on Kubernetes with confidence.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Introduction to Docker

Docker is an open source container runtime system based on Linux containers. Linux containers use Linux kernel features such as namespaces, control groups (cgroups), and layered filesystems:

Namespaces and cgroups surround the containers that are to be isolated and limited; whereas a layered filesystem consists of what is shared and packaged inside the containers. When you consider the popularity of Docker, the following three essential features make it prominent:

The speed, vibrant ecosystem, and usability features of Docker make it the container runtime that comes to mind first. In order to learn about Docker in detail and use it, we need to cover some fundamental concepts next.


You are required to have Docker Engine installed on your local system before starting on the fundamental concepts and the exercise. Download and install the Docker Desktop based on your local operating system from the Docker website at

  • Namespaces...