Service is a Kubernetes abstraction providing a convenient single entry point of access to a group of pods. In other words, a service can be thought of as a dynamic loadbalancer for a set of pods (and the containers living inside them), automatically managed by the K8s framework itself. The set of Pods targeted by a Service is (usually) determined by a Label Selector. Contivpp.io supports the mapping of k8s services to the VPP dataplane.
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