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Introduction

Why Is Kubernetes Useful to Me?

Why Is Kubernetes Useful to Me?

Very few companies run at the scale of Google, Netflix, and Spotify, which cycle through millions of containers. But even for the rest of us, as we scale the number of containers from a handful to several tens or hundreds of containers, the need for a container orchestrator becomes clear.

Coupled with the continued rise of cloud computing, Kubernetes serves as a single interface through which to request data center resources. The tangible value of Kubernetes for Leverege manifested in cost-savings for running production loads in spot/preemptible machines while reducing the operational costs of dedicated DevOps resources.

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