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DZone Refcard: Kubernetes Native Database Essentials

How do you manage state in Kubernetes? With a Kubernetes native database. Learn more in this comprehensive guide from DZone.

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What Makes a Database a Good Fit for Kubernetes?

As more organizations shift operations to the cloud, the benefits of going cloud-native continue to accrue. Kubernetes is a powerful and flexible tool, but certain issues remain that can make managing stateful applications difficult. Simply put: storage on Kubernetes is not a solved problem. In this Refcard, we assess the essentials to Kubernetes-native databases through disposability, API symmetry, shared nothing, and horizontal scaling.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

► Introduction

► What Is Kubernetes and What Does it Enable? 

► Why Is State Still an Issue in Kubernetes? 

► The Essentials to Kubernetes-Native Databases

► Suggested Next Steps