Kubenav vs Kind: What are the differences?
What is Kubenav? An open source mobile app to manage Kubernetes cluster. It is the navigator for your Kubernetes clusters right in your pocket. It is a mobile and desktop app to help you manage Kubernetes clusters and stay up to date on whats going on in your clusters.
What is Kind? Run local Kubernetes clusters using Docker. 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..
Kubenav and Kind can be primarily classified as "Container" tools.
Some of the features offered by Kubenav are:
- Available for mobile and desktop
- Manage workloads like Deployments, Pods and StatefulSets in your Kubernetes cluster
- Get an overview of other resources like Services, ConfigMaps, Persistent Volumes, Secrets and Role Bindings
On the other hand, Kind provides the following key 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
Kubenav is an open source tool with 506 GitHub stars and 23 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Kubenav's open source repository on GitHub.