You don't need Kubernetes when...

You can find several unironic blogs describing how static content sites can be delivered on Kubernetes; some will admit that this qualifies as “applied over-engineering”, but they’re just being silly. Clearly, Kubernetes is a great blogging platform. Nonetheless, I don’t blog on Kubernetes.

Let’s face it, you probably don’t need Kubernetes for your startup or enterprise.

A few reasons you’ll never need it:

This post is satire.

Seriously though, my blog doesn’t run on Kubernetes, as far as I know, because hosted static-site solutions are good enough for my needs. They probably use Kubernetes behind the scenes. 🤷‍♂️

If you are responsible for running mission-critical apps on resilient infrastructure, I’d be happy to help you evaluate Kubernetes. When needed, we can talk about the enterprise-scale Kubernetes management solutions I’ve helped develop. (Wait, why didn’t we name them Picard and Riker?!)