What is kops?
It helps you create, destroy, upgrade and maintain production-grade, highly available, Kubernetes clusters from the command line. AWS (Amazon Web Services) is currently officially supported, with GCE in beta support , and VMware vSphere in alpha, and other platforms planned.
kops is a tool in the Cluster Management category of a tech stack.
kops is an open source tool with 15K GitHub stars and 4.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to kops's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses kops?
27 companies reportedly use kops in their tech stacks, including Backend, Tech-Stack, and Postmates.
59 developers on StackShare have stated that they use kops.
May 21 2020 at 12:02AM
kops Alternatives & Comparisons
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