Authors: David Porter (Google), Mrunal Patel (Red Hat), and Tim Bannister (The Scale Factory)

Graceful node shutdown, beta in 1.21, enables kubelet to gracefully evict pods during a node shutdown.

Kubernetes is a distributed system and as such we need to be prepared for inevitable failures — nodes will fail, containers might crash or be restarted, and - ideally - your workloads will be able to withstand these catastrophic events.

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Introduction to Graceful Node Shutdown Goes Beta
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