KubeZero - ZeroDownTime Kubernetes Platform
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Stefan Reimer ae1d721a09 Controller and scheduler use self-signed certs 9 hours ago
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deploy Add cert-manager backup support in bootstrap, enable schedule and controller metrics 9 hours ago
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.helmdocsignore New cleaned up KubeZero layout 1 month ago
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LICENSE.md Initial commit 3 months ago
Quickstart.md more doc updates 4 weeks ago
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KubeZero - Zero Down Time Kubernetes platform

KubeZero is a pre-configured collection of components deployed onto a bare Kubernetes cluster. All chosen components are 100% organic OpenSource.

Design goals

  • Cloud provider agnostic, bare-metal / self-hosted possible
  • No vendor lock in
  • No closed source solutions
  • No premium services / subscriptions required
  • Staying to upstream projects as close as possible
  • Minimal custom code
  • Work within each community / give back


Network / CNI

  • Calico using VxLAN as default backend

Certificate management

  • cert-manager incl. a local self-signed cluster CA

Metrics / Alerting

  • Prometheus / Grafana


  • Fluent-bit
  • Fluentd
  • ElasticSearch
  • Kibana


  • see ArgoCD


  • EBS external CSI storage provider
  • EFS external CSI storage provider
  • LocalVolumes
  • LocalPath


  • AWS Network Loadbalancer
  • Istio providing Public and Private Envoy proxies
  • HTTP(s) and TCP support
  • Real client source IPs available

Service Mesh ( optional )

KubeZero vs. EKS

Controller nodes used for various admin controllers

KIAM incl. blocked access to meta-data service