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Kubernetes for Developers

Published by Manning
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

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About The Book

A clear and practical beginner’s guide that shows you just how easy it can be to make the switch to Kubernetes!

Kubernetes for Developers reveals practical and painless methods for deploying your apps on Kubernetes—even for small-to-medium sized applications! You’ll learn how to migrate your existing apps onto Kubernetes without a rebuild, and implement modern cloud native architectures that can handle your future growth.

Inside, you’ll learn how to:

  • Containerize a web application with Docker
  • Host a containerized app on Kubernetes with a public cloud service
  • Save money and improve performance with cloud native technologies
  • Make your deployments reliable and fault tolerant
  • Prepare your deployments to scale without a redesign
  • Monitor, debug and tune application deployments on Kubernetes

Designed for busy working developers, this hands-on guide helps your first steps into Kubernetes using the powerful Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) service. Learn how the GKE’s powerful automation tools can perform automatic checks and scaling, giving you more time to spend developing great applications. You’ll soon see that you don’t need to incur huge costs or have the manpower of an enterprise organization to get a productivity boost from Kubernetes!

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the technology

Modern software needs to perform at scale while effectively handling load balancing, state and security. Kubernetes makes these tasks easier and more reliable for apps of any size. This book, written especially for software developers creating applications that run on Kubernetes, shows you exactly how to address these and other important issues.

About the book

Kubernetes for Developers covers everything you need to know to containerize and deploy an app on Kubernetes from the developer’s perspective. You’ll start by creating a small application you can run on a cloud-based Kubernetes cluster. Then, you’ll systematically explore best practices for stable long-term deployment, including scaling, capacity planning, and resource optimization.

What's inside

  • Deploying reliable web applications using automated operations
  • Scaling up without an application redesign
  • Monitoring, debugging, and tuning workloads

About the reader

For developers familiar with building or deploying web applications. No Docker or Kubernetes experience required.

About the author

William Denniss is a product manager at Google working on Google Kubernetes Engine.

Table of Contents

PART 1 Getting started with Kubernetes
1 Kubernetes for application deployment
2 Containerizing apps
3 Deploying to Kubernetes
4 Automated operations
5 Resource management
PART 2 Going to production
6 Scaling up
7 Internal services and load balancing
8 Node feature selection
9 Stateful applications
10 Background processing
11 GitOps: Configuration as code
12 Securing Kubernetes

About The Author

William Denniss is a product manager at Google on Kubernetes Engine. He participates in the CNCF Kubernetes Conformance working group and has a passion for interoperability and developer experience. He has presented on Kubernetes at KubeCon North America and Europe, DockerCon, and Google Cloud Next in San Francisco, London, and Tokyo. William authored RFC 8252, RFC 8417, and RFC 8628, and founded AppAuth, a leading open source OAuth client.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Manning (March 19, 2024)
  • Length: 320 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781617297175

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