Kubernetes By Component - Part 2

K8s API Server, etcd, and kubectl

This is part 2 in a series of posts related to Kubernetes. Part 1 was about the kubelet. Like part 1, this post is inspired by another 2015 post by Kamal Marhubi and is intended to update and expand on the topics with my own thoughts and learnings. We will explore kube-apiserver, its relationship to etcd, and get a taste of why kubectl is so nice.

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Kubernetes By Component - Part 1

Introducing `kubelet` (with special guest Docker)

@kamalmarhubi published his “What even is a kubelet”, the first of three posts on Kubernetes (k8s), in summer of 2015 which introduced basic components of the container orchestration platform one at a time. This is my attempt to update and extend the topic with my own observations and include additional references I have found useful while trying to get my head around Kubernetes.

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