Frequently Asked Questions
The cloud native world is deep and wide. In order to help you navigate questions you may have we created a course that is a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help you get quick answers to questions you may have and help you determine if you want to learn more about a particular topic.
What is a Container?
Understanding the basics of Containers by visiting this fundamental question.
Virtual Machines vs Containers
Comparing and contrasting the differences between Containers and Virtual Machines.
Why did Kubernetes win?
Kubernetes has become the most popular container orchestration platform despite being launched later than alternative platforms. In this FAQ, we address some of the factors that helped Kubernetes achieve that status despite alternative solutions.
What is a Namespace?
Watch this short video on resource organization and how to use namespaces.
What is GitOps?
A quick video to describe the overview, principles, and operational use cases of GitOps
How Do We Use Yaml in Kubernetes?
Learn how yaml is applied to Kubernetes to create and read objects.
What is Carvel?
Learn about Carvel, an open source, Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) project.
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Eric Shanks is a Senior Technical Marketing Architect at VMware where he helps customers build solutions on Kubernetes.View Profile
Eitan is an instructor who joined VMware via the acquisition of Pivotal. In this capacity, Eitan has delivered training on the Tanzu Application Service (TAS), on Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition (TKGI), and on Platform Automation with Concourse.View Profile
Lee Xie is a senior education engineer at VMware in the cloud native business who works on creating and delivering Kubernetes education.View Profile
Hi everyone! I am a Director in VMware’s Cloud Native Field Engineering and Education organization. My team works with customers to both teach Kubernetes and Cloud Native concepts as well as help implement solutions in this fast-changing space.View Profile
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