Chris Stryczynski

Software Developer / Consultant

Kubernetes sharp edges to watch out for

Posted on: 26/12/2019

A list of sharp edges to watch out for when using Kubernetes. Just to give you an idea about the reliability / quality of Kubernetes and it’s ecosystem, and what to expect!


  • Multiple terms for the same thing. “resource”, “object”, “kind” and “unit” all refer to the same thing…
  • Strange “magic constants” where a blank ("") name for an API group refers to the ‘core’ API group… So you get weird error messages like: ...cannot get resource "secrets" in API group "" in the namespace "default"

NFS volume mounts




Container lifecycle


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