What is a proxy server and what is the difference between reverse proxy and forward proxy server?

Proxy in english dictionary means a person who is given the power or authority to do something for someone elseExample: You nominating a person to be your proxy to caste a vote in your absenceIn the world of computing, proxy does something similar. It acts on behalf of another device or resource. It sits between … Continue reading What is a proxy server and what is the difference between reverse proxy and forward proxy server?

Why is POD the smallest deployable unit in Kubernetes and not containers??

Kubernetes does not work directly with containers, it uses POD as the smallest deployable unit.A container contains all our application code and its dependencies packaged as a single unit, but in order for Kubernetes to run and manage these containers, it needs additional features, for example restart policy which defines what to do with a … Continue reading Why is POD the smallest deployable unit in Kubernetes and not containers??

Pods & Containers in Kubernetes

A pod is a group of one or more containersA container is a package with software and all its dependencies required to run the application bundled together.Containers are grouped as pods and they are the smallest execution unit in KubernetesKubernetes work with pods.All the containers in a pod run in a shared context and are … Continue reading Pods & Containers in Kubernetes