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If you’re overloaded with information surrounding containers, orchestration, Docker, Kubernetes… you’re definitely not alone. If you’re thinking about implementing containers, you might be asking yourself about which one to use: Kubernetes or Docker. And good news! You don’t need to choose one over the other. You can use both! With the power of Docker and Kubernetes combined, you can move to scale and tackle real complexities, such as monitoring your apps, deploying load balancers for your scaled microservices, adding discovery capabilities, and more. As an IBM Cloud Developer Advocate, I’m here to break it down for you in this video. I start with the basics of a cloud-native application and using a Docker approach to deploy the app. Then I explain how Kubernetes fits in to effectively move your application to scale.

To see my full post, check out “Kubernetes vs. Docker: It’s Not an Either/Or Question.”