By going through this article anyone should understand the K8s basic architecture/core of K8s and brief about the backbone components, terminologies that help in starting a new journey.

K8s Architecture Diagram

K8s Architecture Diagram Source:  RedHat
Source: RedHat

What is Kubernetes Cluster?

A Kubernetes cluster is a group of node machines for running containerized applications. If you’re running Kubernetes, you’re running a cluster.

A Cluster contains Control Plane also know as K8s Master/heart of K8s and one or more computing machines/VMs. Worker nodes or earlier know as Minions runs the actual application/containers inside pods. But we don’t need to run applications in worker nodes. We can override…

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