+ 1

What is minikube?

It implements a local Kubernetes cluster on macOS, Linux, and Windows. Its goal is to be the tool for local Kubernetes application development and to support all Kubernetes features that fit.
minikube is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
minikube is an open source tool with 28.8K GitHub stars and 4.8K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to minikube's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses minikube?

19 companies reportedly use minikube in their tech stacks, including deleokorea, useinsider, and Braincube.

88 developers on StackShare have stated that they use minikube.

minikube Integrations

Linux, Windows, macOS, Pixie, and Afi are some of the popular tools that integrate with minikube. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with minikube.
Pros of minikube
Let's me test k8s config locally
Can use same yaml config I'll use for prod deployment
Easy setup

minikube's Features

  • Local Kubernetes
  • LoadBalancer
  • Multi-cluster

minikube Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to minikube?
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
Docker Compose
With Compose, you define a multi-container application in a single file, then spin your application up in a single command which does everything that needs to be done to get it running.
The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
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.
Certified Kubernetes distribution designed for production workloads in unattended, resource-constrained, remote locations or inside IoT appliances. Supports something as small as a Raspberry Pi or as large as an AWS a1.4xlarge 32GiB server.
See all alternatives

minikube's Followers
262 developers follow minikube to keep up with related blogs and decisions.