What is Kubernetes (K8s)? A Kubernetes Basics Tutorial

In this post, we’re going to explain Kubernetes, also known as K8s. In this introduction, we’ll cover:What Kubernetes is What it can’t do The problems it solves K8s architectural components Installation Alternative options This article assumes you are new to Kubernetes and want to get a solid understanding of its concepts and building blocks.(This article is…

Home :: Books :: Docker Deep Dive (Updated May 2020)

This is the ultimate book for learning Docker, brought to you by Docker Captain and leading educator in the container ecosystem Nigel Poulton. Docker Deep Dive is a masterpiece, expertly written, and rated by BookAuthority as “the number 1 all-time best book on Docker”. As featured on CNN and Forbes, BookAuthority identifies and rates the …

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How To Install and Use Docker on Ubuntu 18.04

A previous version of this tutorial was written by finid. Docker is an application that simplifies the process of managing application processes in containers. Containers let you run your applications in resource-isolated processes. They’re similar to virtual machines, but containers are more portable, more resource-friendly, and more dependent on the host operating system. For a …

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Kubernetes vs Docker: A Quick Comparison

Kubernetes and Docker are different technologies that may work separately—but they’re best paired to facilitate high scalability and availability in containerized applications.While Docker specifically manages containers on individual nodes, Kubernetes helps you automate tasks like load balancing, scaling, container provisioning, and networking across several hosts within a cluster.Increasing organizational best practices patterns also suggests integrating…