What is Kind?
It is a tool for running local Kubernetes clusters using Docker container “nodes”. It was primarily designed for testing Kubernetes itself, but may be used for local development or CI.
Kind is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Kind is an open source tool with 11.6K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Kind's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Kind?
22 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Kind.
- Supports multi-node (including HA) clusters
- Supports building Kubernetes release builds from source
- Support for make / bash / docker, or bazel, in addition to pre-published builds
- Supports Linux, macOS and Windows
- It is a CNCF certified conformant Kubernetes installer
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