VMware Tanzu Community Edition is a full-featured, easy to manage Kubernetes platform for learners and users on your local workstation or your favorite cloud. Tanzu Community Edition enables the creation of application platforms: infrastructure, tooling, and services providing location to run applications and enable positive developer experiences. (by vmware-tanzu)

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  • Your experience with Vanilla Kubernetes
    1 project | | 24 May 2022
    e.g. has some opinions about how to set things up but there's no support contract, so I'd view it as providing guidance or defaults that are likely to work for most use-cases, similar to "I want to make a web app but i'm not already an expert with years of production experience, so i'll use a framework like django/rails/spring/etc. instead of writing free-form from scratch"
  • Suggestions on transitioning away from Rancher?
    7 projects | | 24 Apr 2022
    Tanzu Community Edition ( with "unmanaged clusters" is a fully free + OSS solution for using the cluster and package management tools of vmware's Tanzu without being locked in to other parts of the vmware stack. I honestly don't know all the details but there's a way of buying a support contract also.
  • What is the best way of creating a Kubernetes Cluster On a Laptop?
    3 projects | | 28 Mar 2022
    You can check out TCE This helps to setup in a single click with UI based deployment
  • Running Tanzu unmanaged cluster on (very) low resources
    2 projects | | 27 Mar 2022
    Making its cluster available for many flavors through its Community Edition called TCE (Tanzu Community Edition)
  • Google Anthos on VMware
    1 project | | 26 Jan 2022
    Might I sugest Tanzu?
  • Homelab ideas for AWS Cloud Engineer
    3 projects | | 24 Jan 2022
    Tanzu Community Edition also supports vSphere/AWS -
  • Errors from Tanzu CLI
    1 project | | 6 Jan 2022
    Hey vnadkarni! Would be great for you to join the community on the Kubernetes Slack. Questions can also be posted in the GitHub Issues or Discussions.
  • Homelab k8s
    2 projects | | 14 Dec 2021
    I use Kubeadm ( , or Agorakube ( If your are on Vsphere, maybe try "VMware Tanzy community" ( ?
  • vSphere with Tanzu vs. Tanzu Community Edition on vSphere
    1 project | | 5 Nov 2021
    I've just installed a simple PoC Kubernetes cluster on my home lab two-host vSphere cluster using Tanzu Community Edition by following the instructions from While it seems to work just fine I don't see how/if is it that much different than just spinning up few VMs and using one of the other popular Kubernetes distributions. Apart from a bit of help from the installer that is aware of the vSphere infrastructure, I can't see any real deep integration after the whole thing is up and running.
  • VMware Tanzu Community Edition
    1 project | | 4 Oct 2021


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