K8ssandra team member Christopher Bradford discusses the case for running stateful workloads on Kubernetes. He explores his personal journey from skepticism to advocacy with real-world examples and changing of concerns over time. Ultimately answering the question, why should you run a database in Kubernetes?

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But how about today? Should you run a database on Kubernetes? With complex operations and the requirements of persistent, consistent data, let’s retrace the stages in the journey to my current answer: “In a cloud-native environment? Yes!