The Kubernetes Bible: The definitive guide to deploying and managing Kubernetes across cloud and on-prem environments

The Kubernetes Bible: The definitive guide to deploying and managing Kubernetes across cloud and on-prem environments

by Gineesh Madapparambath, Russ McKendrick
The Kubernetes Bible: The definitive guide to deploying and managing Kubernetes across cloud and on-prem environments

The Kubernetes Bible: The definitive guide to deploying and managing Kubernetes across cloud and on-prem environments

by Gineesh Madapparambath, Russ McKendrick


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This completely revised edition equips you to secure, scale, and optimize your deployments like a Kubernetes pro. Learn advanced techniques and cloud implementations for robust container orchestration and cloud-native domination. Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free eBook in PDF format.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of Kubernetes concepts - from deployment to managing clusters and resources
  • Gain insights into the latest cloud-native trends and how they impact your Kubernetes deployments
  • Tap into the collective wisdom of acclaimed Kubernetes experts

Book Description

Kubernetes has become the go-to orchestration platform for containerized applications. As a Kubernetes user, you know firsthand how powerful yet complex this tool can be. Kubernetes Bible cuts through the complexity, offering hands-on examples and expert advice to conquer containerization challenges. With this new edition, you will master cutting-edge security practices, deploy seamlessly and scale effortlessly, ensuring unwavering service availability. You will gain the expertise to craft production-grade applications, secure development environments, navigate complex deployments with ease, and become a security maestro. You will be able to optimize network communication and data management across major cloud platforms. Additionally, this book dives deep into these challenges, offering solutions like multi-container pods, advanced security techniques, and expert networking guidance. You will also explore persistent storage advancements, cloud-specific cluster management updates, and best practices for traffic routing. By the end of this comprehensive guide, you will possess the skills and knowledge to orchestrate your containerized applications with precision, ensuring their optimal performance and scalability Stop settling for basic container management. Pre-order your copy today and orchestrate your containers to greatness.

What you will learn

  • Secure your Kubernetes clusters with advanced techniques
  • Implement scalable deployments and autoscaling strategies
  • Design and build production-grade containerized applications
  • Manage Kubernetes effectively on major cloud platforms (GKE, EKS, AKS)
  • Utilize advanced networking and service management practices
  • Leverage Helm charts and implement robust security measures
  • Optimize in-cluster traffic routing with advanced configurations
  • Enhance security with advanced techniques like Immutable ConfigMaps and RBAC

Who this book is for

Whether you're a software developer, DevOps engineer, or an existing Kubernetes user, this book is your comprehensive guide to mastering container orchestration and services in the cloud. It empowers you to overcome challenges in building secure, scalable, and cloud-native applications using Kubernetes. With a foundational understanding of Kubernetes, Docker, and leading cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP) recommended, this book equips you with the knowledge and skills to navigate complex deployments and master core Kubernetes concepts and architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781835464717
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 10/23/2024
Product dimensions: 75.00(w) x 92.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Gineesh Madapparambath brings over 15 years of IT service management and consultancy expertise, specializing in infrastructure and automation projects. He's adept at crafting automation solutions using Ansible, showcased in his book "Ansible for Real-Life Automation." Gineesh excels in coordinating global data center infrastructure deployments across classic, private, and public cloud environments. With roles spanning from systems engineer to content author, his cross-cultural experience ensures seamless project execution and infrastructure design.

Russ McKendrick is an experienced DevOps practitioner and system administrator with a passion for automation and containers. He has been working in IT and related industries for the better part of 30 years. During his career, he has had responsibilities in many different sectors, including first-line, second-line, and senior support in client-facing and internal teams for small and large organizations. He works almost exclusively with Linux, using open source systems and tools across dedicated hardware and virtual machines hosted in public and private clouds at Node4, where he holds the title of practice manager (SRE and DevOps). He also buys way too many records!

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Kubernetes Fundamentals
  2. Kubernetes Architecture: From Docker Images to Running Pods
  3. Installing your first Kubernetes cluster
  4. Running Production-grade Kubernetes Workloads
  5. Understanding Multi-container Pods and Design Patterns
  6. Configuring your Pods using ConfigMaps and Secrets
  7. Exposing your Pods to the Network with Services
  8. Managing Namespaces in Kubernetes
  9. Persistent Storage in Kubernetes
  10. Running production-grade Kubernetes workloads
  11. Deployment: Deploy stateless applications
  12. StatefulSet: Deploy stateful applications
  13. DaemonSet: Maintaining copy of a Pod on each worker node
  14. Kubernetes cluster on Google Kubernetes Engine
  15. Kubernetes cluster on AWS with Amazon EKS
  16. Kubernetes cluster on Microsoft Azure AKS
  17. Working with Helm charts
  18. Kubernetes Security - Authentication and authorization on Kubernetes
  19. Advanced techniques for scheduling
  20. Autoscaling Kubernetes Pods and Nodes
  21. Advanced traffic routing with IngressControllers
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