Talking in simple terms, Kubelet is the scheduler for Kubernetes. It is a part that runs on every worker host in your Kubernetes cluster and whenever you have to deploy a pod, the config manager directs it to one of the kubelets which deploys it on its worker host. Kubelet is also responsible to inform the config manager in case a pod dies, so that it may be redeployed. If you want to make your career in Kubernetes then you must pursue the following Kubernetes Training Course. If you are more into reading then do have a look at the following DevOps Tutorial which covers all about Kubernetes. Here is a video tutorial that you must watch in order to clear all your doubts regarding Kubernetes. .