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k3os

The Kubernetes
Operating System

k3OS is purpose-built to simplify Kubernetes operations in low-resource computing environments. Installs fast. Boots faster. Managed through Kubernetes.

Great For

Supports multiple architectures
Runs only the minimum required services
Doesn’t require a package manager

Why Use k3os

Fast Installation

You can boot up with k3s available in under 10 seconds, with fast cluster scaling.

Easy Configuration Via Cloud-Init

You can turn a standard k3OS image into a configured system during boot time.

Manage The OS From Within Kubernetes

You don’t need to log into remote nodes. k3OS simplifies installation and upgrading.


How it Works

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Great for EDGE, IoT, CI, and ARM

You get ALL the benefits of using k3s, the optimized, simplified, and streamlined Kubernetes distribution.

Benefits of k3s