Google Cloud NEXT '17 - Globally Scalable Microservices with Google Container Engine and Google Load Balancing
Container that helps the primary container do it’s job.
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.