k9s VS stern

Compare k9s vs stern and see what are their differences.


๐Ÿถ Kubernetes CLI To Manage Your Clusters In Style! (by derailed)


โŽˆ Multi pod and container log tailing for Kubernetes (by wercker)
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k9s stern
55 7
16,223 5,928
- 1.6%
8.0 0.0
17 days ago 5 months ago
Go Go
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of k9s. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-29.


Posts with mentions or reviews of stern. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-02-15.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing k9s and stern you can also consider the following projects:

kubetail - Bash script to tail Kubernetes logs from multiple pods at the same time

lens - Lens - The way the world runs Kubernetes

kail - kubernetes log viewer

popeye - ๐Ÿ‘€ A Kubernetes cluster resource sanitizer

k3s - Lightweight Kubernetes

minikube - Run Kubernetes locally

Nomad - Nomad is an easy-to-use, flexible, and performant workload orchestrator that can deploy a mix of microservice, batch, containerized, and non-containerized applications. Nomad is easy to operate and scale and has native Consul and Vault integrations.

k8s - How to deploy Portainer inside a Kubernetes environment.

tmux-thumbs - A lightning fast version of tmux-fingers written in Rust, copy/pasting tmux like vimium/vimperator

k3d - Little helper to run CNCF's k3s in Docker

kubebox - โŽˆโ Terminal and Web console for Kubernetes

octant - Highly extensible platform for developers to better understand the complexity of Kubernetes clusters.