In the last years Kubernetes has been the nucleus of container orchestration frameworks. With the growing number of microservices in a cluster, scalability is one of the core pillars for a fault-tolerant application. Horizontal pod autoscaler (HPA) and vertical pod autoscaler (VPA) are resources that are addressing scalability concerns in a Kubernetes cluster. In this talk, will focus on how a cluster can be scaled on any metrics, well as how resource requests are set and adjusted for an application based on historical usage.
Ecaterina is currently a Cloud Platforms Engineer at Conde Nast International. Previously worked on maintaining and automating site delivery on Openstack based infrastructure, which transitioned into a role with a focuses on designing, deploying and evolving a Kubernetes centric infrastructure. Condé Nast International sets the benchmark for publishing excellence with leading print and digital brands, including Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, Glamour, Wired, Conde Nast Traveller and AD. Hence, having a scalable, reliable and highly available platform in a combinations with a robust delivery process is the reason d'etre of the infrastructure team.
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