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MicroK8s is an open-source platform that automates the deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. It offers core Kubernetes functionalities in a compact package that can scale from a solitary node to a high-availability production cluster.

MicroK8s - Zero-ops Kubernetes for developers, edge and IoT | MicroK8s
MicroK8s is the simplest production-grade conformant K8s. Lightweight and focused. Single command install on Linux, Windows and macOS. Made for devOps, great for edge, appliances and IoT. Full high availability Kubernetes with autonomous clusters and distributed storage.


MicroK8s is compatible with 42 distinct Linux distributions making it an excellent choice for developer workstations, IoT applications, and edge computing. It's perfect for developers who prefer the smallest possible Kubernetes configuration for their laptops or workstations. Additionally, it's also compatible with major cloud platforms like Azure AKS, Amazon EKS and Google GKE when operating on Ubuntu.

The software emphasizes simplicity as it minimizes administration and operational tasks via its single-package installation that excludes moving parts. This means you get all of the necessary dependencies included in one package. This combination of small size but extensive capabilities makes MicroK8s an ideal solution for those looking to implement Kubernetes without dealing with unnecessary complexities.

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