27 open-source tools that can make your Kubernetes workflow easier 🚀🥳

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on dev.to

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  • minikube

    Run Kubernetes locally

  • kubebox

    ⎈❏ Terminal and Web console for Kubernetes

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • kops

    Kubernetes Operations (kops) - Production Grade K8s Installation, Upgrades, and Management

  • kube-burner

    Kube-burner is a tool aimed at stressing Kubernetes clusters by creating or deleting a high quantity of objects

  • kube-hunter

    Hunt for security weaknesses in Kubernetes clusters

  • k9s

    🐶 Kubernetes CLI To Manage Your Clusters In Style!

  • k3s

    Lightweight Kubernetes

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  • helm

    The Kubernetes Package Manager

  • Nacos

    an easy-to-use dynamic service discovery, configuration and service management platform for building cloud native applications.

  • kaniko

    Build Container Images In Kubernetes

  • kube-monkey

    An implementation of Netflix's Chaos Monkey for Kubernetes clusters

  • Gravitational Teleport

    Certificate authority and access plane for SSH, Kubernetes, web apps, databases and desktops

  • kubespray

    Deploy a Production Ready Kubernetes Cluster

  • kube-bench

    Checks whether Kubernetes is deployed according to security best practices as defined in the CIS Kubernetes Benchmark

  • quay

    Build, Store, and Distribute your Applications and Containers

  • kube-applier

    kube-applier enables automated deployment and declarative configuration for your Kubernetes cluster. (by box)

  • kubetail

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

  • kube-state-metrics

    Add-on agent to generate and expose cluster-level metrics.

  • kubeval

    Validate your Kubernetes configuration files, supports multiple Kubernetes versions

  • kube-ps1

    Kubernetes prompt info for bash and zsh

  • kubectx

    Faster way to switch between clusters and namespaces in kubectl

  • cost-model

    Cross-cloud cost allocation models for Kubernetes workloads

  • skaffold

    Easy and Repeatable Kubernetes Development

  • tilt

    Define your dev environment as code. For microservice apps on Kubernetes.

  • dashboard

    General-purpose web UI for Kubernetes clusters

  • Kong

    🦍 The Cloud-Native API Gateway

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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