A modern Linux distribution for Kubernetes

What is Talos?

You can imagine Talos as a container image, in that it is immutable and built with a single purpose in mind. In this case, that purpose is Kubernetes. Talos tightly integrates with Kubernetes, and is not meant to be a general use Linux distribution.

Talos is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.

Talos is an open source tool with 1.07K Github Stars and 50 Github Forks. Here’s a link to Talos's open source repository on Github

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Why people like Talos

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Talos's alternatives

  • Ubuntu - The leading OS for PC, tablet, phone and cloud
  • Debian - The Universal Operating System
  • Centos - The Community ENTerprise Operating System
  • CoreOS - Linux for Massive Server Deployments
  • Fedora - Operating system based on the Linux kernel, developed by the community-supported Fedora Project

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