Heptio’s CTO and Co-Founder, Joe Beda, co-authored this book to help developers and operators get started with Kubernetes. This eBook is a practical guide to the core concepts of Kubernetes.

Joe Beda started his career at Microsoft working on Internet Explorer (he was young and naive). Throughout 7 years at Microsoft and 10 at Google, Joe has worked on GUI frameworks, real-time voice and chat, telephony, machine learning for ads, and cloud computing. Most notably, while at Google Joe started the Google Compute Engine and, along with Brendan and Craig McLuckie, created Kubernetes. Joe proudly calls Seattle home.



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Common kubectl Commands

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Service Discovery

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ConfigMaps and Secrets

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