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Kubernetes Tutorial - A Beginners Guide

Kubernetes, an open-source technology, has rapidly become the leading container orchestration system. In this tutorial, we explore basic and advanced concepts as well as various tools and Kubernetes management platforms. Included in the resources below are many coding examples and step-by-step projects.

Matt Lenhard
Cofounder & CTO

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Our blog goes in-depth on many topics related to Kubernetes monitoring, optimization, and management. In addition, our team of experts provides regular commentary on the changing Kubernetes landscape and tips for DevOps professionals looking to get ahead.

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Using Jaeger vs. Prometheus | Differences & Use Cases
Hrittik Roy
January 18, 2022
Company News
ContainIQ January 2022 Product Updates
Marcello Rossi
January 18, 2022
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OpenTelemetry Collector & Exporters | Getting Started
Taurai Mutimutema
January 6, 2022
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6 Datadog Alternatives to Consider in 2022
Deborah Ruck
January 10, 2022
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10 Open Source APM Tools to Consider in 2022
Oscar Nevarez
January 6, 2022
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10 Observability Tools to Try in 2022
Kumar Harsh
January 10, 2022
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Automatic Instrumentation and OpenTelemetry | Tutorial
Kovid Rathee
January 6, 2022
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BTF (BPF Type Format): A Practical Guide
Aniket Bhattacharyea
December 9, 2021
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Is Using a Managed Prometheus Service Worth It?
Nate Matherson
December 9, 2021
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Using a Kubernetes Service Mesh Worth It?
Ricardo Castro
December 9, 2021
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What is OpenTelemetry?
Taurai Mutimutema
January 6, 2022
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SRE vs. DevOps: Comparing Roles in Engineering
Sheekha Singh
December 6, 2021
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OpenTelemetry in Java: Tutorial & Agent Example
Reshma Sathe
January 6, 2022
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13 Container Image Scanning Best Practices & Examples
Eric Kahuha
December 3, 2021
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Helm Charts: Kubernetes Tutorial and Examples
Karl Hughes
January 6, 2022
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Istio vs Linkerd vs Consul: Comparing Popular Service Meshes
Tyler Charboneau
January 6, 2022
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10 Awesome Kubernetes Projects for Beginners
Vyom Srivastava
January 1, 2022
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How to Fix the “fatal: not a git repository” Error
Julie Chipko
November 29, 2021
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Using Kubernetes Admission Controllers & Webhooks
Tyler Charboneau
November 30, 2021
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6 Kubernetes Podcasts To Listen To
Nate Matherson
November 30, 2021
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kubectl Cheat Sheet: 10 Critical Commands & Examples
Tyler Charboneau
December 27, 2021
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When Is the Right Time to Migrate to Kubernetes?
Sundeep Teki
November 30, 2021
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Deploying Redis Cluster on Kubernetes | Tutorial and Examples
Bharathiraja Shanmugam
November 30, 2021
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ECS vs EKS: Which Should You Use?
Daniel Olaogun
November 30, 2021
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Kubernetes: Nodes vs. Pods vs. Containers
Matt Lenhard
November 24, 2021
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7 Kubernetes Newsletters to Read
Matt Lenhard
November 30, 2021
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Who Owns Kubernetes? History and Timeline
Nate Matherson
November 30, 2021
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Using a Single Cluster vs. Multiple Kubernetes Clusters
Lukonde Mwila
December 8, 2021
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11 Kubernetes Blogs & Websites Worth Reading
Matt Lenhard
November 30, 2021
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Using kubectl exec | Shell Commands & Examples
James Walker
January 6, 2022
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Is KubeCon Worth It?
Nate Matherson
December 8, 2021
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6 Kubernetes Slack Communities to Join in 2022
Matt Lenhard
January 14, 2022
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Using Prometheus for Kubernetes Monitoring | Tutorial & Tips
Renjith Ravindranathan
January 6, 2022
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What Is Kubernetes? | Quick Intro In Plain English
Alex Doukas
December 16, 2021
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Kubernetes Alerting | Best Practices in 2022
Harshil Patel
January 14, 2022
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Using kubectl to Restart a Kubernetes Pod
Shingai Zivuku
January 11, 2022
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Should You Run a Database on Kubernetes?
Ricardo Castro
December 27, 2021
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Prometheus Queries: 11 PromQL Examples and Tutorial
Vinayak Pandey
December 8, 2021
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24 Kubernetes Statistics to Reference
Nate Matherson
December 9, 2021
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Kubernetes Secrets | How To Create, Use, and Access
Lukonde Mwila
December 27, 2021
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Kubernetes Pod Evictions | Troubleshooting and Examples
Shingai Zivuku
January 9, 2022
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Datadog vs New Relic: Kubernetes Monitoring Options
Taurai Mutimutema
January 6, 2022
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Kubectl Apply vs Create
Vishnu Chilamakuru
December 27, 2021
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How to Export, Monitor, and Alert on Kubernetes Events
Nate Matherson
January 10, 2022
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Is Kubecost Worth It?
Boemo Mmopelwa
January 6, 2022
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Sysdig vs Datadog: Kubernetes Monitoring Options
Vivek Sonar
January 6, 2022
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Understanding Kubernetes CrashLoopBackoff Events
Taurai Mutimutema
January 18, 2022
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New Relic vs Splunk: Kubernetes Monitoring Options
Vivek Sonar
December 9, 2021
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What is eBPF? | An Introduction and Practical Tips
Nate Matherson
November 30, 2021
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Kubernetes Autoscaling: Getting Started + Examples
Ashish Choudhary
December 27, 2021
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Kubernetes ConfigMaps: Guide to Getting Started
Damaso Sanoja
December 27, 2021
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Libbpf: A Beginners Guide
James Konik
January 6, 2022
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Using and Managing Kubernetes DaemonSets Effectively
Tyler Charboneau
December 27, 2021
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Kubernetes Controllers | Complete Guide for 2022
Lukonde Mwila
January 14, 2022
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Using minikube for Basic Kubernetes | Tutorial and Guide
Sean Bangalore
December 8, 2021
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Kubectl Top Pod/Node: Collecting Kubernetes Metrics
Kasper Siig
January 6, 2022
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Kubernetes Logging | Using Kubectl & Best Practices
Tyler Charboneau
January 18, 2022
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CI/CD Pipelines with Kubernetes | Best Practices and Tools
Harshit Mehndiratta
December 9, 2021
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Datadog vs. Grafana for Kubernetes Monitoring
Kasper Siig
January 6, 2022
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Grafana vs. Prometheus for Kubernetes Monitoring
Ashish Choudhary
January 6, 2022
Company News
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ContainIQ Public Launch - Kubernetes native monitoring instantly!
Nate Matherson
January 10, 2022
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Deploying Kubernetes on Bare Metal | Getting Started
Taurai Mutimutema
January 6, 2022
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Kubernetes Namespaces: Getting Started + Kubectl Examples
Tyler Charboneau
December 27, 2021
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Using Kubernetes with Spinnaker | The Ultimate Guide
Brian Storti
December 8, 2021
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Kubernetes Jobs | Use Cases, Scheduling, and Failure
Tyler Charboneau
January 9, 2022
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Getting Started with Terraform and Kubernetes
Sean Bangalore
December 8, 2021
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Running Kubernetes on Azure with AKS
Kasper Siig
December 10, 2021
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Running Kubernetes on GCP with GKE
Lukonde Mwila
December 10, 2021
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Running Kubernetes on AWS with EKS
Vivek Sonar
December 10, 2021
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Questions for Acing Kubernetes Interviews | Actually
Ashish Choudhary
January 6, 2022
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Kubernetes Clusters: Everything You Need To Know
Kasper Siig
December 29, 2021
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Using etcd Clusters with Kubernetes
Eze Sunday
November 30, 2021
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K3s vs. K8s: When to Use Lightweight Kubernetes
Vivek Sonar
December 27, 2021
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Kubernetes Readiness Probe: Example & Guide
Anthony Yandell
December 27, 2021
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OpenShift vs. Kubernetes: Key Comparisons
Sean Bangalore
November 30, 2021
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Kubernetes Dashboard | Installation, Tips, and Examples
Damaso Sanoja
December 27, 2021
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Machine Learning Pipelines with Kubeflow and Kubernetes
Taurai Mutimutema
January 6, 2022
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Intro to YAML: Kubernetes Objects and Configurations
Kasper Siig
December 27, 2021
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Sysdig vs Prometheus: Kubernetes Monitoring Options
Kasper Siig
January 6, 2022
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7 Docker Alternatives To Consider In 2022
Sudip Sengupta
January 14, 2022
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Understanding Kubernetes Ingress Resources and Controllers
Timothy Olaleke
December 27, 2021
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Datadog vs Prometheus: Kubernetes Monitoring Options
Kasper Siig
January 6, 2022
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Using and Understanding the Kubernetes API
Kasper Siig
December 8, 2021
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Kubernetes Image Pull Policy: A Definitive Guide
Sudip Sengupta
December 27, 2021
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The 7 Most Popular Kubernetes Distributions
Sudip Sengupta
November 30, 2021