Quick guide for Kubectl tools and plugins

Kenichi Shibata
May 17 · 2 min read

A quick guide to the tools we currently using when working with Kubernetes.

Tools by Unsplash

Kubetail

kube-fzf

krew

rbac-lookup

kube-capacity

rakkess

kubediff

kubectx

kube_ps1

helm

  • Package manager for kubernetes
  • Used to create low barrier of entry for developers to deploy apps to kubernetes
  • https://helm.sh

kustomize

  • Create a variation of your kubernetes manifest files
  • Purely for templating and adding overlays
  • I use this for creating environment based manifest together with Helm for third party developed charts
  • https://github.com/kubernetes-sigs/kustomize

helmfile

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