Introducing Phippy, an intrepid little PHP app, and her journey to Kubernetes.
What is this? Well, I wrote a book that explains Kubernetes. We posted a video version to the Kubernetes community blog. If you find us at a conference, you stand a chance to pick up a physical copy. But for now, here's a blog post version!
And after you've finished reading, tweet something at @opendeis for a chance to win a squishy little Phippy toy of your own. Not sure what to tweet? Why don't you tell us about yourself and how you use Kubernetes!
The Other Day...
The other day, my daughter sidled into my office, and asked me, "Dearest Father, whose knowledge is incomparable, what is Kubernetes?"
Alright, that's a little bit of a paraphrase, but you get the idea.
And I responded, "Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users' declared intentions. Using the concepts of "labels" and "pods", it groups the container which make up an application into logical units for easy management and discovery."
And my daughter said to me, "Huh?"
And so I give you...
The Children's Illustrated Guide to Kubernetes