Getting Started with Kubernetes

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Kubernetes is a highly popular open-source container management system. The goal of the Kubernetes project is to make management of containers across multiple nodes as simple as managing containers on a single system. To accomplish this, it offers quite a few unique features such as Traffic Load Balancing, Self-Healing (automatic restarts), Scheduling, Scaling, and Rolling […]

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Fault Tolerance on the Cheap: How to Build Systems That Probably Won’t Fall Over

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The property of fault tolerance is desirable in common systems, but there is little common literature on the subject. What does exist is seemingly out of date — being associated with either a defunct computer manufacturer or something proposed in early relational-database works or specific, esoteric functional programming languages. Achieving fault tolerance, however, is not […]

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