What's Next?

Review what we’ve learned so far and what we’ll learn next.

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We went through the most important aspects of Services. There are a few other cases we did not explore, but the current knowledge should be more than enough to get you going.

Services are indispensable objects without which communication between Pods would be difficult and volatile. They provide static addresses through which we can access them not only from other Pods but also from outside the cluster. This ability to have fixed entry points is crucial because it provides stability to otherwise dynamic elements of the cluster. Pods come and go, but Services stay.

We are one crucial topic away from having a fully functional, yet still simple, strategy for the deployment and management of our applications. We are yet to explore how to deploy and update our services without downtime.

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