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Rancher K3S – “5 less than K8S”

I’m exploring a fascinating Kubernetes variant from Ranchel Labs, K3S (How do you pronounce this? “Kiss”? 😀 ).

https://rancher.com/docs/k3s/latest/en/architecture/

It’s looking very promising to me – lightweight, easy to install and using a real DB as control plane store instead of etcd! They target it to Edge and IOT kind of applications, but I see it larger that that. In my opinion it should also run in the cloud very well or be a nice base for on-premises development workflows, assuring good portability to “big” managed K8S in the cloud.

Also runs on Raspberry Pi!

Expect an article on this soon enough!

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