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What is Kubernetes, and how does it fit into performance testing?
Kubernetes is everywhere these days. According to recent research, 96% of companies are using Kubernetes. Though most organizations are still in the experimental and developmental stages, the impact of Kubernetes on application delivery and development will be profound, introducing a revolution in the way software is deployed, managed, and scaled. By providing a robust and flexible platform for container orchestration, Kubernetes is enabling organizations to streamline their workflows, optimize resource utilization, and ensure smoother scaling of applications as demand fluctuates.
However, as beneficial as Kubernetes is, it is not without its challenges. Its versatility and extensive capabilities come at the cost of complexity. Kubernetes can be a relatively intricate tool to work with, especially for those who are new to containerization and cloud-native technologies. Its setup and configuration require expertise and a thorough understanding of its various components and concepts, making it a steep learning curve for some teams.