An Introduction to Kubernetes Multi-tenancy

Learn the whys and hows of Kubernetes multi-tenancy—key use cases, common challenges, and best practices.

In a multi-tenant Kubernetes architecture, multiple applications, services, workloads, users, or teams share a cluster’s resources. In this paper you will learn:
  • Why and when your organization should consider using a multi-tenant Kubernetes architecture
  • Issues and challenges that multi-tenancy can raise, including “noisy neighbors” and “nosy neighbors”
  • Multi-tenant resource management and the use of quotas
  • Soft and hard multi-tenancy: what they mean and how and when to use them
  • Additional considerations for service providers
  • When and how to use a multi-cluster strategy

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