How to get started, and achieve tasks, using Kubernetes

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What is Kubernetes?

Kubernetes is an open-source platform for automating deployment, scaling, and operations of application containers across clusters of hosts. Learn more about what this means for your app.

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Hello Node!

In this quickstart, we’ll be creating a Kubernetes instance on that stands up a simple “Hello World” app using Node.js. In just a few minutes you'll go from zero to deployed Kubernetes app on Google Container Engine.

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Guided Tutorial

If you’ve completed the quickstart, a great next step is Kubernetes 101. You will follow a path through the various features of Kubernetes, with code examples along the way, learning all of the core concepts. There's also a Kubernetes 201!

Kubernetes 101




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The docs for Kubernetes are open-source, just like the code for Kubernetes itself. The docs are on GitHub Pages, so you can fork it and it will auto-stage on, previewing your changes!

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Need Help?

Try consulting our troubleshooting guides, or our FAQ. Kubernetes is also supported by a great community of contributors and experts who hang out in our Slack channel, our Google Group and Stack Overflow.

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