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Kubernetes is an open-source distributed operating system that allows normal engineers to manage their resources at the scale that Google does. With Docker providing the APIs to make containers easy to work with, Kubernetes allows processes to be easily distributed and replicated across a data center.
Kubernetes was created at Google, and today’s guest Kelsey Hightower is a staff developer advocate working at Google. He joins me in a conversation about how Kubernetes works, and why it is important to an average developer. We touch on how software engineering is going to look in the next 5-10 years, and how a lot of the work around distributed systems will become much easier over time.