Editor’s note: this post is part of a series of in-depth articles on what’s new in Kubernetes 1.5
Extending on the theme of giving users choice, Kubernetes 1.5 release includes the support for Windows Servers. WIth more than 80% of enterprise apps running Java on Linux or .Net on Windows, Kubernetes is previewing capabilities that extends its reach to the mass majority of enterprise workloads.
The new Kubernetes Windows Server 2016 and Windows Container support includes public preview with the following features:Containerized Multiplatform Applications – Applications developed in operating system neutral languages like Go and .NET Core were previously impossible to orchestrate between Linux and Windows. Now, with support for Windows Server 2016 in Kubernetes, such applications can be deployed on both Windows Server as well as Linux, giving the developer choice of the operating system runtime. This capability has been desired by customers for almost two decades.
Support for Both Windows Server
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