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kOps - Kubernetes Operations ¶
The easiest way to get a production grade Kubernetes cluster up and running.
2020-05-06 etcd-manager Certificate Expiration Advisory ¶
kops versions released today contain a critical fix to etcd-manager: 1 year after creation (or first adopting etcd-manager), clusters will stop responding due to expiration of a TLS certificate. Upgrading kOps to 1.15.3, 1.16.2, 1.17.0-beta.2, or 1.18.0-alpha.3 is highly recommended. Please see the advisory for the full details.
What is kOps? ¶
We like to think of it as
kubectl for clusters.
kops 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 and OpenStack in beta support, and other platforms planned.
Can I see it in action? ¶
- Automates the provisioning of Kubernetes clusters in AWS and GCE
- Deploys Highly Available (HA) Kubernetes Masters
- Built on a state-sync model for dry-runs and automatic idempotency
- Ability to generate Terraform
- Supports managed kubernetes add-ons
- Command line autocompletion
- YAML Manifest Based API Configuration
- Templating and dry-run modes for creating Manifests
- Choose from eight different CNI Networking providers out-of-the-box
- Supports upgrading from kube-up
- Capability to add containers, as hooks, and files to nodes via a cluster manifest