Kubernetes is an open-source container management tool. Kubernetes was developed in the year 2014 and is a product of Google.
Scaling of containers
The main components of the Kubernetes are as follows –
The master node is the most critical component responsible for Kubernetes architecture. It is considered to be the central controlling unit of Kubernetes.
The different components of a master node are:
It is that component that stores all the critical values and configuration details. It receives commands from other components and works accordingly.
A node is the main worker machine in Kubernetes. They are addressed as “minions”. They are managed by the master and have all the necessary services required to run pods.
Heapster is a cluster-wide aggregator of data. Heapster runs like a pod, just like any other pod in the cluster. It discovers all nodes in the cluster.