“We think what Leafcloud does with the residual heat is very clever. It’s idealistic and has barely any practical disadvantages for the end-user."
Let me start by saying "a database without backups is not a database". This article will compare different options for running a production database on Kubernetes, and in fact will focus on doing automatic backup (and restore)
We’ve found Rancher to be a quick, free and awesome way to manage Kubernetes clusters. This is a step by step guide to help you get started on a OpenStack based cloud.