This tutorial has been updated for Helm v3. In version 3, the Tiller component was removed, which simplified operations and improved security.

Helm is a package manager for Kubernetes that packages multiple Kubernetes resources into a single logical deployment unit called a Chart. Charts are easy to create, version, share, and publish.

In this chapter, we’ll cover installing Helm. Once installed, we’ll demonstrate how Helm can be used to deploy a simple nginx webserver, and a more sophisticated microservice.

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