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Production Grade K8s Installation, Upgrades, and Management
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What is kops?

It 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 in beta support , and VMware vSphere in alpha, and other platforms planned.
kops is a tool in the Cluster Management category of a tech stack.
kops is an open source tool with 10.7K GitHub stars and 3.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to kops's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses kops?

19 companies reportedly use kops in their tech stacks, including Postmates, Namshi, and ThirdPartyTrust.

23 developers on StackShare have stated that they use kops.

Why developers like kops?

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kops Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to kops?
Amazon EKS
Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS) is a managed service that makes it easy for you to run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to install and operate your own Kubernetes clusters.
Apache Mesos
Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.
Unlike traditional operating systems, DC/OS spans multiple machines within a network, aggregating their resources to maximize utilization by distributed applications.
Nomad is a cluster manager, designed for both long lived services and short lived batch processing workloads. Developers use a declarative job specification to submit work, and Nomad ensures constraints are satisfied and resource utilization is optimized by efficient task packing. Nomad supports all major operating systems and virtualized, containerized, or standalone applications.
Mesosphere offers a layer of software that organizes your machines, VMs, and cloud instances and lets applications draw from a single pool of intelligently- and dynamically-allocated resources, increasing efficiency and reducing operational complexity.
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kops's Followers
19 developers follow kops to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Vitalii Tofanovskyi
Shubham Sinha
Ali Sait Karamanli
Ravindranath Barathy
Michele Zuccala