Using development clusters
Over the years, various tools have been created to install development Kubernetes clusters, allowing admins and developers to perform testing on a local system. Many of these tools worked for basic Kubernetes tests, but they often had limitations that made them less than ideal for quick, advanced scenarios.
Some of the most common solutions available are as follows:
- Docker Desktop
Each solution has benefits, limitations, and use cases. Some solutions limit you to a single node that runs both the control plane and worker nodes. Others offer multi-node support but require additional resources to create multiple virtual machines. Depending on your development or testing requirements, these solutions may not fill your needs completely.
It seems that a new solution is coming out every few weeks, and one of the newest options for creating development clusters is a project from a Kubernetes in Docker (KinD) Kubernetes...