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Mastering CoreOS by Sreenivas Makam

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Chapter 1. CoreOS Overview

CoreOS is a Container-optimized Linux-based operating system to deploy a distributed application across a cluster of nodes. Along with providing a secure operating system, CoreOS provides services such as etcd and fleet that simplify the Container-based distributed application deployment. This chapter will provide you with an overview of Microservices and distributed application development concepts along with the basics of CoreOS, Containers, and Docker. Microservices is a software application development style where applications are composed of small, independent services talking to each other with APIs. After going through the chapter, you will be able to appreciate the role of CoreOS and Containers in the Microservices ...

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