Helm vs k3s: What are the differences?
Helm: The Kubernetes Package Manager. Helm is the best way to find, share, and use software built for Kubernetes; k3s: Lightweight Kubernetes. 5 less than k8s (by Rancher Labs). Certified Kubernetes distribution designed for production workloads in unattended, resource-constrained, remote locations or inside IoT appliances. Supports something as small as a Raspberry Pi or as large as an AWS a1.4xlarge 32GiB server.
Helm and k3s can be primarily classified as "Container" tools.
Helm and k3s are both open source tools. Helm with 12.6K GitHub stars and 4.06K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than k3s with 7.81K GitHub stars and 483 GitHub forks.
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