When you run a Pod on a Node, the Pod itself takes an amount of system resources. These resources are additional to the resources needed to run the container(s) inside the Pod. Pod Overhead is a feature for accounting for the resources consumed by the pod infrastructure on top of the container requests & limits.
When Pod Overhead is enabled, the overhead is considered in addition to the sum of container resource requests when scheduling a pod. Similarly, Kubelet will include the pod overhead when sizing the pod cgroup, and when carrying out pod eviction ranking.
You need to make sure that the
feature gate is enabled (it is off by default)
across your cluster. This means:
Note: Users who can write to RuntimeClass resources are able to have cluster-wide impact on workload performance. You can limit access to this ability using Kubernetes access controls. See Authorization Overview for more details.
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