Kubernetes at Google with Ben Elder

Containers make it possible to standardize the deployment of software to any compute environment. However, managing and orchestrating containers at scale is a major challenge. Kubernetes was originally created by Google and solves the problem of scaling container deployment.

Ben Elder is a Senior Software Engineer at Google, and an Elected Member of the Kubernetes Steering Committee. Ben joins the show to talk about why Kubernetes became the standard for container orchestration, Kubernetes control theory, how he runs his home infrastructure, and more.


This episode is hosted by Lee Atchison. Lee Atchison is a software architect, author, and thought leader on cloud computing and application modernization. His best-selling book, Architecting for Scale (O’Reilly Media), is an essential resource for technical teams looking to maintain high availability and manage risk in their cloud environments.

Lee is the host of his podcast, Modern Digital Business, an engaging and informative podcast produced for people looking to build and grow their digital business with the help of modern applications and processes developed for today’s fast-moving business environment. Listen at mdb.fm. Follow Lee at softwarearchitectureinsights.com, and see all his content at leeatchison.com.

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