Kubernetes: why all this hype?

Since a few years, Docker and Kubernetes are very hot topics. Theses two technologies, and many other related technologies, are growing quickly. My goal in this article is to explain why Kubernetes is such a big deal. I will explain what is so important when maintaining software in production, that Kubernetes helps having. Before diving into technical details, and for those who don’t know Kubernetes or system administration, I will first go back a little in time and explain in simple terms what is needed to operate software in production in order to fulfill users expectations.
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