What Is a Kubernetes Cluster? Key Components Explained

What is a Kubernetes Cluster?

Difference Between Kubernetes Cluster and Node

If you want easy and efficient maintenance of your K8s cluster, see 15 Kubernetes Best Practices Every Developer Should Know.

What Are the Components of a Kubernetes Cluster?

componets of a kubernetes cluster

Master Node Components

Worker Node Components

How to Work With a Kubernetes Cluster?

You can also take a look at how Kubernetes is integrated into Spacelift. Spacelift helps you manage the complexities and compliance challenges of using Kubernetes. It brings with it a GitOps flow, so your Kubernetes Deployments are synced with your Kubernetes Stacks, and pull requests show you a preview of what they’re planning to change. If you aren’t already using Spacelift, sign up for a free trial.

Key Points

Understanding the components that make up a K8s cluster is important to give you the foundations in K8s operations. Knowing what each component of the cluster does aids in the operation, management, and troubleshooting of any issues that might arise with the cluster.

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