Backups are important. How many times have you read that you should always backup before doing this or that? How many times did the documentation actually explain how and what you should backup? And if it did, did it also explain how to restore the backup if needed? Unfortunately, backup and restore documentation is often lacking. And this is the case even for serious projects like Kubernetes. Read on to learn more about backups in Kubernetes how to do them, what to include and why.