AKS hybrid automates running containerized workloads at scale on-premises with fully integrated life cycle management and security. AKS hybrid shares consistent design patterns and best practices with (AKS) in Microsoft Azure. This means software developers can start creating modern applications in Windows or Linux-based containers and run them on AKS or AKS hybrid without modifying code.
IT administrators benefit in many ways at this layer of the architecture.
- The setup of AKS hybrid can be accomplished using the Azure portal, Windows Admin Center, or PowerShell. Each of these approaches removes the complexity of deploying Kubernetes on-premises.
- AKS hybrid is kept current at a public cloud cadence ensuring software developers are working with the latest available Kubernetes versions.
- Operators can easily scale the workload clusters to meet application demand – avoiding under or overprovisioning.
- Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes provides rich monitoring, GitOps-based configuration management, and policy enforcement.