Kubernetes is an open-source platform designed to automate deployment, scaling, and operation of application containers, across multiple hosts and/or clouds. Questions should pertain to the scripting part. Questions about configuring servers should be asked on https://serverfault.com or https://superuser.com

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Kubernetes (also known as K8s on public forums) is a powerful system that is developed by Google for management of containerized applications in a clustered environment.


Many companies want the same thing. The ability to deploy code to test a particular feature/bug without actually deploying it to development, staging, or production. Kubernetes makes this pretty easy with the use of namespaces.


Kubernetes is the 800-pound gorilla of container orchestration. It powers some of the biggest deployments worldwide, but it comes with a price tag. Especially for smaller teams, it can be time-consuming to maintain and has a steep learning curve.