Best Practice Report

Best Practices: Kubernetes

What Matters Most For Kubernetes Success

February 2nd, 2022
With contributors:
Lauren Nelson , Charlie Dai , Duncan Dietz , Diane Lynch


Kubernetes (K8s) decision points are here. A complex — and by design, evolving — technology, Kubernetes presents challenges to cloud teams as they move from experimentation and testing into production. With Kubernetes, organizations can orchestrate containerized applications at scale; the benefits can be transformative. Yet whether implemented on-premises, in the public cloud, or both, Kubernetes requires users to contend with a new set of tasks around availability, performance, security, and team organization. This report draws upon the experience of Kubernetes adopters to help guide cloud leaders to success.

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