Orchestrate CockroachDB with Kubernetes

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This page shows you how to orchestrate the deployment and management of an insecure 3-node CockroachDB cluster with Kubernetes, using the beta StatefulSet feature.

Running a stateful application such as CockroachDB on Kubernetes requires using some of Kubernetes’ more complex features at a beta level of support. There are easier ways to run CockroachDB on Kubernetes for testing purposes, but the method presented here is destined to become a production deployment once Kubernetes matures sufficiently.

Deploying an insecure cluster is not recommended for data in production. We’ll update this page after improving the process to deploy secure clusters.

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