What is K9s?
K9s provides a curses based terminal UI to interact with your Kubernetes clusters. The aim of this project is to make it easier to navigate, observe and manage your applications in the wild. K9s continually watches Kubernetes for changes and offers subsequent commands to interact with observed resources.
K9s is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
K9s is an open source tool with 4.2K GitHub stars and 225 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to K9s's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses K9s?
3 companies reportedly use K9s in their tech stacks, including Starbucks, Moogsoft, and Kubernetes.
Why developers like K9s?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use K9s
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