Why Kubernetes

By Nigel Poulton

Kubernetes is arguably the most important container management technology in the world.

And since everybody's moving to cloud—public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, cloud-native applications, and more—it can be hard to know which platforms and technologies are right for your organization. Amid this, Kubernetes has emerged as the de facto standard for building and operating applications in the cloud.

Join Pluralsight author and Kubernetes expert Nigel Poulton to get clear on:

  • The history of Kubernetes and the early days of cloud

  • The impact of Kubernetes in both your career and organization—and the risks of not having it 

  • Strategies for getting started with Kubernetes and upskilling developers

When you understand why Kubernetes was created, you'll understand why it's vital and why it's a game-changer. 

Meet our presenter

About the author

Nigel is a popular figure in the tech industry, best-known for his videos and books on container technologies. He is currently a Docker Captain and spends most of his time working with Docker and Kubernetes. Prior to working with container technologies, Nigel has done everything from changing backup tapes and resetting passwords all the way up to designing and managing large-scale solutions in some of the most demanding corporate environments in the world. Nigel is also passionate about his family, football (soccer), and cars.