Portainer recommends MicroK8s for effortless deployment

Portainer is an open source tool that allows for container deployment and management without the need to write code.

In their recent publication, ‘How to deploy Portainer on MicroK8s’, the Portainer team share with the community how easy and fast it is to deploy Portainer on MicroK8s. In fact, the entire process only requires a single command! In a follow-up blog post, they show us how to Proxy and Load Balance MicroK8s services in a few simple steps using Ingress and MetalLB.

For a step-by-step walkthrough of the process, take a look at Portainer’s 5 minute video below.

Install MicroK8s

What is MicroK8s?

If you’re not familiar with MicroK8s yet, now is the time to discover Canonical’s lightweight conformant Kubernetes distribution that can be installed within minutes on any machine. It’s compatible with Windows, macOS, and various Linux flavours, while its easy upgrades and great security make it perfect for micro clouds and IoT. Want to see for yourself? Try it now!

Install MicroK8s

What can you do with MicroK8s?

Looking for some more Kubenautical inspo? Among others, you can use MicroK8s for:

  1. Dev & testing 
  2. Clusters 
  3. DevOps 
  4. AI/ML
  5. IoT 
  6. Edge
  7. Appliances

For more details, here’s a quick overview of what you can do with MicroK8s.

Are you the visual type? Watch on demand the webinar ‘Intro to MicroK8s’ to learn more.

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What is Kubernetes?

Kubernetes, or K8s for short, is an open source platform pioneered by Google, which started as a simple container orchestration tool but has grown into a platform for deploying, monitoring and managing apps and services across clouds.

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