The December 2021 report from the CNCF showed that 5.6 million developers use Kubernetes today. We adopted Kubernetes a little over three years ago and felt this is a good time to reflect on what we thought we were getting into and what we have actually experienced. Here are five areas where the prevailing wisdom did not match our expectations.
1. Kubernetes Is Hard to Learn
Alvin Toffler, the well-known futurist, made one of the more prescient observations: “The illiterate of the 21st century,” Toffler wrote, “will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”