longhorn VS k3s

Compare longhorn vs k3s and see what are their differences.

longhorn

Cloud-Native distributed storage built on and for Kubernetes (by longhorn)

k3s

Lightweight Kubernetes (by k3s-io)
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longhorn k3s
27 109
3,318 18,416
5.5% 2.7%
8.7 9.6
8 days ago 8 days ago
Shell Go
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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longhorn

Posts with mentions or reviews of longhorn. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-31.

k3s

Posts with mentions or reviews of k3s. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-26.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing longhorn and k3s you can also consider the following projects:

rook - Storage Orchestration for Kubernetes

k0s - k0s - Zero Friction Kubernetes

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.

k3d - Little helper to run Rancher Lab's k3s in Docker

Portainer - Making Docker and Kubernetes management easy.

Docker Compose - Define and run multi-container applications with Docker

zfs-localpv - CSI Driver for dynamic provisioning of Persistent Local Volumes for Kubernetes using ZFS.

k3s-pihole-wireguard - How to deploy pihole and wireguard on kubernetes using a recursive dns

Caddy - Fast, multi-platform web server with automatic HTTPS

k3sup - bootstrap Kubernetes with k3s over SSH < 1 min 🚀

rancher - Complete container management platform

s6-overlay - s6 overlay for containers (includes execline, s6-linux-utils & a custom init)