Multiple containers in a pod

Multiple containers in a pod

Pods versus containers

Are containers rolled out as a unit?

Will containers be scaled in unison?

Is there a 1:1 relationship between the containers?


Frontend and backend belong in separate pods


Pods versus Containers

There is one main container

All other containers are sidecars

Sidecars support the main container

Sidecars often provide integration with the infrastructure


Sidecar monitors main container (metrics collection)

Sidecar collects logs for central storage (log shipping)