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[tutorial] Run CockroachDB on Kubernetes

In this tutorial, you will learn how to deploy CockroachDB 1.0 on Kubernetes, the container orchestration tool.

You’ve probably heard that you should never run a database on Kubernetes. One of the primary complaints was that Kubernetes could not handle persistent state. It was impossible to run a stateful application on Kubernetes. With the introduction of Stateful Sets, running a stateful application (aka your database) possible.

Alex Robinson is a developer on CockroachDB and was a developer on Kubernetes at Google.

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