Data-heavy apps are complex. Though Kubernetes is the de-facto standard for microservices and statelessapplications, the game changes withstateful data-heavy applications. Buildingupon more than 15 years of experience ofrunning production workloads at Google,Kubernetes brings incredible agility toyour private clouds. Kubernetes providesseveral building blocks needed to build aproduction-ready private cloud. By design,it is not a turnkey solution because it is designed to provide the flexibility to its users to select their preferred components.