March 22, 2018

Why Kubernetes Operators Are a Game Changer

Kubernetes StatefulSets gives you a set of resources to deal with stateful containers, such as: volumes, stable network ids, ordinal indexes from 0 to N, etc. Volumes are one of the key features which allow us to run stateful applications on top of Kubernetes, let’s see the two main types currently supported:

Ephemeral storages volumes

The behavior of ephemeral storages is different than what you are used to in Docker, in Kubernetes the volume outlives any containers that run within the Pod and the data is preserved across container restarts. But if the Pod get killed, the volume is automatically removed.

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