Reference Documentation

Design docs, concept definitions, and references for APIs and CLIs.

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Reference Documentation

In the reference section, you can find reference documentation for Kubernetes APIs, CLIs, and tools, as well as our glossary and design docs.

API References

CLI References


Explore the glossary of essential Kubernetes concepts. Some good starting points are the entries for Pods, Nodes, Services, and ReplicaSets.

Design Docs

An archive of the design docs for Kubernetes functionality. Good starting points are Kubernetes Architecture and Kubernetes Design Overview.


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