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Getting Started With Kubernetes on DigitalOcean

Published on September 27, 2021 · Updated on October 14, 2021
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Getting Started With Kubernetes on DigitalOcean


About the Talk

Have you heard about Kubernetes, but aren’t sure how to get started? Watch this live demo to see how you can spin up a Kubernetes cluster and deploy your application.

What You’ll Learn

  • Creating and connecting to a DigitalOcean Managed Kubernetes (DOKS) cluster
  • Deploying an application into the cluster
  • Installing nginx-ingress to expose the application to the internet

This Talk Is Designed For

DigitalOcean users who would like to experiment with DOKS


Basic knowledge of servers and containers


Slides Kubernetes on DigitalOcean: Docs Kubernetes for Full-Stack Developers: eBook Kubernetes Starter Kit for Simplifying Day-2 Operations: Video

Kubernetes in minutes, on DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean Kubernetes (DOKS) is a managed Kubernetes service that lets you deploy Kubernetes clusters without the complexities of handling the control plane and containerized infrastructure. Clusters are compatible with standard Kubernetes toolchains and integrate natively with DigitalOcean Load Balancers and block storage volumes.

DigitalOcean Kubernetes is designed for you and your small business. Start small at just $10 per month, and scale up and save with our free control plane and inexpensive bandwidth.

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About the authors
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Developer Advocate

I’m a developer advocate at DigitalOcean focusing on Kubernetes and other Cloud Native technologies

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Developer Advocate

Mason is currently a Sr. Developer Advocate at DigitalOcean who specializes in cloud infrastructure, distributed systems, and Python.

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