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What exactly Is Kubernetes?
Kubernetes (shortened to K8s) is a common compute platform for the automated deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications across any infrastructure.
Kubernetes builds on 15 years of experience of running production workloads at Google, combined with best-of-breed ideas and practices from its rapidly growing community.
“76% of enterprises will standardize on Kubernetes within 3 years”Jay Lyman, Principal Analyst, 451 Research
As the company behind Rancher, the world’s most popular Kubernetes management platform, Rancher Labs is a leading contributor to the Kubernetes community and Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Our President and CRO, Shannon Williams, is a member of the CNCF’s Governing Board and our CEO, Sheng Liang, holds a seat on its Technical Oversight Committee.
While Rancher can manage any CNCF-certified Kubernetes distribution regardless of its location, we recommend RKE for hybrid cloud environments and K3s for IoT and edge use cases.How We strengthen Kubernetes
Who uses Kubernetes with Rancher?
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