What is "Tiller"?


Page 93 of the Lecture Manual for this CAP101 course has a Slide titled “CaaS Platform Requirements”. The first bullet point of that slide says “- Install Tiller on the Cluster”.

In the Week 1 Review Webinar, I asked the Academy Instructor “What is Tiller?”. He replied (by e-mail) and authorized me to publish his answer here in the Forum, for the benefit of other fellow students of this course:

[INDENT]"Tiller is the service that communicates with the Kubernetes API to manage the Helm Packages.[/INDENT]

You can find a great deal of information in the Cloud Foundry documentation: https://docs.cloudfoundry.org/.