Illumina Innovates with Rancher and Kubernetes
Lightweight Kubernetes. Easy to install, half the memory, all in a binary of less than 100 MB.
K3s is a fully compliant Kubernetes distribution with the following enhancements:
We wanted an installation of Kubernetes that was half the size in terms of memory footprint. Kubernetes is a 10-letter word stylized as K8s. So something half as big as Kubernetes would be a 5-letter word stylized as K3s. There is no long form of K3s and no official pronunciation.