Christian Stryczynski

Freelance software developer. Haskelling at night. Hopefully unconventional. Fan of Dvorak

Why the fuck does Kubernetes use all up the CPU!?

I'm often suprised how popular-ish / trendy software projects have seemingly significant limitations / bugs to resolve.

I'm running a beefy server with 8GB of RAM and yet it can't even run a Wordpress setup due to all the other necessary shit running on the server. Is this really the cost of being able to scale with containers? 72% of the CPU allocated to some shitty abstractions?

So in short, if you only intend to use a single node or only one or two servers - expect a large amount of computing power allocated to running kubernetes and it's things...

Written by Christian Stryczynski on Tuesday September 12, 2017

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