Cloud Native with Kubernetes
Who is this book for
This book is for developers, architects, DevOps engineers, or anyone interested in developing and managing cloud-native applications. Those already running cloud applications and looking for a better way to manage their platform or others interested in a career change given the recent popularity of Kubernetes will also find this book helpful. Some familiarity with cloud computing, containers and DevOps is required, but no prior knowledge of building production applications using Kubernetes is needed to get started with this book.
About this book
Kubernetes is a modern cloud native container orchestration tool and one of the most popular open source projects worldwide. In addition to the technology being powerful and highly flexible, Kubernetes engineers are in high demand across the industry.
This book is a comprehensive guide to deploying, securing, and operating modern cloud native applications on Kubernetes. From the fundamentals to Kubernetes best practices, the book covers essential aspects of configuring applications. You’ll even explore real-world techniques for running clusters in production, tips for setting up observability for cluster resources, and valuable troubleshooting techniques. Finally, you’ll learn how to extend and customize Kubernetes, as well as gaining tips for deploying service meshes, serverless tooling, and more on your cluster.
By the end of this Kubernetes book, you’ll be equipped with the tools you need to confidently run and extend modern applications on Kubernetes.
About the Author
Alexander Raul is CEO of Rackner, an innovative consultancy that builds, runs, and secures Kubernetes and the cloud for clients ranging from highly funded start-ups to Fortune and Global 500 enterprises. With Rackner, he has personally built and managed large Kubernetes-based platforms and implemented end-to-end DevSecOps for incredible organizations. Though his background and education are technical (he received an aerospace degree from the University of Maryland), he is well versed in the business and strategic arguments for the cloud and Kubernetes – as well as the issues around the adoption of these technologies. Alexander lives in Washington, D.C. – and when he isn't working with clients, he's mountaineering, skiing, or running.