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Other Tools

Kubernetes contains several built-in tools to help you work with the Kubernetes system.

Minikube

minikube is a tool that runs a single-node Kubernetes cluster locally on your workstation for development and testing purposes.

Dashboard

Dashboard, the web-based user interface of Kubernetes, allows you to deploy containerized applications to a Kubernetes cluster, troubleshoot them, and manage the cluster and its resources itself.

Helm

Kubernetes Helm is a tool for managing packages of pre-configured Kubernetes resources, aka Kubernetes charts.

Use Helm to:

  • Find and use popular software packaged as Kubernetes charts
  • Share your own applications as Kubernetes charts
  • Create reproducible builds of your Kubernetes applications
  • Intelligently manage your Kubernetes manifest files
  • Manage releases of Helm packages

Kompose

Kompose is a tool to help Docker Compose users move to Kubernetes.

Use Kompose to:

  • Translate a Docker Compose file into Kubernetes objects
  • Go from local Docker development to managing your application via Kubernetes
  • Convert v1 or v2 Docker Compose yaml files or Distributed Application Bundles
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