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ELI5: What the heck is Kubernetes?

desi profile image Desi ・1 min read

What is it? What are they? Help a girl out, I am so confused.

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rhymes

Loved this:

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Desi Author

This is perfect!

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Alan Barr

Computers are buggy and have problems. We built a special computer that takes care of all the computers so that when problems happen it hides the sick computer, so it can get better, the people using the computers think everything works most of the time.

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Henry Quinn

Sometimes the special computer just smothers the sick computer with a pillow and replaces it with a healthy clone of the sick computer.

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Kate Efimova

I thought this will be a long article actually describing what Kubernetes mean when I clicked XDD This question has been on my mind for a while, too!

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Fred Richards

Kubernetes is a herd of orchestrated dockers.