How to migrate with Kubernetes

Kubernetes in practice. We are giving you the checklist.

Maciej Back-end

5 May 2020

Migrating your on premise workload to Kubernetes cloud provider seems to be very reasonable step nowadays. 

The name Kubernetes comes from Greek and means helmsman or pilot. Google opened the Kubernetes project publicly in 2014. Kubernetes uses Google’s fifteen years of experience in launching large-scale services and combines them with the best ideas and practices developed by the community. 

Containers are a good way to package and launch applications. In a production environment, you need to manage the containers in which the applications are running and ensure that there are no interruptions in their availability. For example, when one of the containers stops working, another must start. Wouldn’t it be easier for a system to do this?

And this is where Kubernetes comes to the rescue! Kubernetes provides an environment for running distributed systems with high reliability. Also supports application scaling, emergency switching, various deployment scenarios etc. 

There are variety of things that should be taken into consideration in this process and we we are here to help and guide you! 

Below you can find a simple checklist you can use when first time migrating to Kubernetes.

 

Checklist

General plan 

Plan usage of your cluster 

Storage 

Security 

Exposing Services 

Tooling and images 

Above are some of the main issues. The Kubernetes serie will be continued…

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