What is Octant?
A tool for developers to understand how applications run on a Kubernetes cluster. It aims to be part of the developer's toolkit for gaining insight and approaching complexity found in Kubernetes.
Octant is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Octant is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Octant's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Octant?
8 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Octant.
Kubernetes, Linux, gRPC, Windows, and macOS are some of the popular tools that integrate with Octant. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Octant.
Pros of Octant
Web-based and on compatible with common OS
- Resource Viewer
- Summary View
- Port Forward
- Log Stream
- Label Filter
- Cluster Navigation
- Plugin System
Octant Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Octant?
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