Sidecar container

Container that helps the primary container do it’s job.

Stateful Set

Set of pods that scale horizontally with each pod maintaining a consistent network and disk id.


  • Federation control plane - Servuce that manages global state of federated clusters
  • kubefed - CLI tool to administrate federated clusters
  • Federated ingress - Native K8S L7 router
  • HTTP(S) Load Balancer - Global L7 load balancing

Sync vs Async

Synchronous is easy to do, k8s makes it even easier. This can be done RESTfully or with RPCs.