Containerized deployments offer more scalability and availability improvements over traditional deployments. Even with these improvements, complex applications can quickly overwhelm containerized environments without proper management. Kubernetes helps organizations to:
- Effectively orchestrate containerized environments
- Efficiently manage the underlying resources and user demands
However, there are situations where a single Kubernetes cluster is unable to handle the application load or properly distribute the application to end-users. In such instances, multi-cluster Kubernetes solutions are ideal for distributing the work across multiple clusters.
In this article, we’ll take a look at Kubernetes multi-cluster implementations.
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What is a Kubernetes multi-cluster?
Kubernetes multi-cluster is an environment with multiple Kubernetes clusters. They can be configured in several ways:
- Within a…