K9s vs K8s

1 min readFeb 11, 2024

K9s and K8s are two different tools used in the context of Kubernetes, which is an open-source container orchestration platform. Here’s a brief overview of each:

K8s (Kubernetes):

  • Kubernetes (often abbreviated as K8s, derived from its eight letters between ‘K’ and ‘s’) is a container orchestration platform for automating the deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications.
  • It provides features such as container orchestration, automated scaling, service discovery, load balancing, and self-healing capabilities for applications running in…