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What is Kind?

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.
Kind is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Kind is an open source tool with 12.9K GitHub stars and 1.5K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Kind's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Kind?


27 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Kind.

Kind Integrations

Kind's Features

  • Supports multi-node (including HA) clusters
  • Supports building Kubernetes release builds from source
  • Support for make / bash / docker, or bazel, in addition to pre-published builds
  • Supports Linux, macOS and Windows
  • It is a CNCF certified conformant Kubernetes installer

Kind Alternatives & Comparisons

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