Install Kubernetes Locally#


Do NOT install Docker Desktop on your dev dox

Optional Local Setup

This lab shows you how to setup Docker with Kubernetes on your own machine. Running Kubernetes locally will consume a lot of system resources. It’s recommended that you stop Docker Desktop when it’s not in use. This is a good way to debug your containers but is optional.

These instructions are for local installations on a Mac or Windows using Docker Desktop:

  1. Deploy Kubernetes on Docker Desktop

If you’re using a VM for development this doesn’t apply to you. Use the instructions to install Microk8s on Ubuntu instead.