Kubernetes is designed to address some of the difficulties that are inherent in managing large-scale containerized environments. However, this doesn’t mean Kubernetes can scale in all situations all on its own. There are steps you can and should take to maximize Kubernetes’ ability to scale—and there are important caveats and limitations to keep in mind when scaling Kubernetes. I’ll explain them in this article. Scale versus Performance The first thing that must be understood about scaling a Kubernetes cluster is that there is a tradeoff between scale and performance.
event August 9, 2017
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