Deploying containerized applications to Kubernetes can be a tricky process. First, it involves launching a range of services that would enable container deployment. Second, it requires writing complex manifests or configuration files for a particular deployment. Moreover, every time developers need to deploy a full-stack container, they have to rewrite these configs from scratch. As your services grow in complexity, this cycle becomes even more intricate and time-consuming.
The solution is using Helm – a packet manager tool that will help you simplify even the most complicated application deployments into a single command. Helm installs applications to Kubernetes by means of charts – packaged sets of yaml files that contain all preconfigured resources needed to run a container.