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12 Kubernetes interview questions and answers to score that job

You’ve put in the time applying for tech jobs and have made it to the daunting interview. You know they are going to ask you about Kubernetes, so make sure you are prepared. If you are completely new to Kubernetes we recommend you first read our Kubernetes pronunciation post, so you don’t really embarrass yourself, and then check out the Kubernetes glossary we created to help give you a decent Kubernetes foundation.

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Report: Lambda use among Blue Matador users in 2020

It’s no secret that AWS Lambda adoption has grown steadily since AWS first released it in 2015—and for good reason. The benefits of adopting Lambda are many: leveraging Lambda eliminates the need to provision and manage servers, enabling teams to just focus on their code without the mental and operational overhead of worrying about the underlying infrastructure.

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Fargate vs. Lambda: Serverless in AWS

Serverless computing has taken off in recent years as engineering organizations have shied away from the complexity and cost that comes with managing physical servers and even virtual machines hosted on a cloud like AWS. If you are interested in serverless options on AWS, you should be comparing Lambda and ECS Fargate to figure out what fits your use case best. In this blog post we will compare these two AWS services in the following areas...

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Top 4 must-monitor API Gateway metrics

Marc Andreessen famously said, “Software is eating the world.” Dr. Steve Willmott subsequently retorted, “APIs are eating software.” This is because API based architectures are enabling companies to get away from monolithic architectures and move to microservices. Innovative, disruptive companies like Netflix, Airbnb, Uber, Square, and Slack all build their infrastructure and technology using APIs.

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Using Helm for Kubernetes management and configuration

Helm is a popular open-source tool used to manage and configure your Kubernetes cluster. Basically, it is a package manager (think Homebrew or NPM) built for Kubernetes. It helps automate processes like installing, configuring, upgrading, and removing items. This post will give you a brief introduction to Helm and how it might help you manage your Kubernetes cluster.

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How to pronounce Kubernetes so you don't get laughed at

We’ve all been there. A new tool is trending, it is getting mentioned all over the place, and you get dropped into a conversation about it. The last thing you want to do is embarrass yourself by pronouncing something wrong and revealing you don’t know anything about the latest thing. We want to make sure you avoid that happening. When it comes to Kubernetes, there are really only four terms that you might need some help with pronouncing.

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Kubernetes disaster prevention and recovery

Yeah, Kubernetes is great at making sure your workloads run as needed. But another of its amazing benefits is its ability to recover from failure all by itself. On an everyday basis, Kubernetes takes care of the complicated task of container orchestration. However, as with any complicated system, there is always the chance that you’ll experience failures and downtime.