What is Kubernetes

What is Kubernetes

(Greek for helmsman)

Kubernetes is a container orchestrator

Initiated by Google

Version 1.0 was donated to the community in 2015

Governed by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)

Minor version every three months


3 minor versions (9 months)

Starting with version 1.19: 4 minor versions (12 months)

Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Part of the Linux Foundation

Governs the contained projects

Supported by over 450 members

Projects and maturity (as of 2021-06-14)

15 graduated projects

21 incubated projects

60 sandbox projects

And the winner is… Kubernetes

The container orchestrator


Very active ecosystem

Cloud Native landscape