Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) : Overview



Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) makes it simple to deploy a managed Kubernetes cluster in Azure. AKS reduces the complexity and operational overhead of managing Kubernetes by offloading much of that responsibility to Azure. As a hosted Kubernetes service, Azure handles critical tasks like health monitoring and maintenance for you. The Kubernetes masters are managed by Azure. You only manage and maintain the agent nodes. As a managed Kubernetes service, AKS is free – you only pay for the agent nodes within your clusters, not for the masters.

You can create an AKS cluster in the Azure portal, with the Azure CLI, or template driven deployment options such as Resource Manager templates and Terraform. When you deploy an AKS cluster, the Kubernetes master and all nodes are deployed and configured for you. Additional features such as advanced networking, Azure Active Directory integration, and monitoring can also be configured during the deployment process. Windows Server containers support is currently in preview in AKS

My name is Arun Pachehra and i am an IT Professional & a fitness enthusiast. Its been more than 12 years working with various technologies and now i am planning to share with you all. As per plan i am going to publish the entire Az 300 series first and if things would go as planned then a lot of stuff would come your way including Q&A , Production issues and various interesting stuff.

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3 thoughts on “Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) : Overview”
  1. Hi Arun
    Do you have any video explaining and configuring of SQL clustering?
    If yes please share the link and if no please create a video 🙂
    I have seen some other videos on Youtube but they havn't explained it very well.

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