Glossary of definitions

Ingress Controller

An Ingress Controller is a native resource type in Kubernetes that functions like a Layer 7 Load Balancer (e.g. HTTP Load Balancer) to route requests to various backend services based on incoming hostname (e.g. Host header) and request path (e.g. /foo).


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Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. It groups containers that make up an application into logical units for easy management and discovery. Kubernetes builds upon 15 years of experience of running production workloads at Google, combined with best-of-breed ideas and practices from the community.