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Go from Docker Compose to Kubernetes


Kompose is a conversion tool for Docker Compose to container orchestrators such as Kubernetes (or OpenShift).

$ kompose convert -f compose.yaml

$ kubectl apply -f .

$ kubectl get po
NAME                            READY     STATUS              RESTARTS   AGE
frontend-591253677-5t038        1/1       Running             0          10s
redis-leader-2410703502-9hshf   1/1       Running             0          10s
redis-replica-4049176185-hr1lr  1/1       Running             0          10s

Get started on Kubernetes immediately

So easy your human companion could do it too!

Why do cats (and developers) like Kompose?

Developers love to simplify their development environment with Docker Compose.

With Kompose, you can now push the same file to a production container orchestrator!

Getting Started

Built for container engineers

Our conversions are not always 1-1 from Docker Compose to Kubernetes, but we will help get you 99% of the way there!

The awesome features

• Compatibility with multiple versions of Docker Compose
• A conversion matrix that outlines all compatible values and versions
• An in-depth user guide to use advanced features such as LoadBalancer, Service and TLS
Labels that provide the extra 1% needed to get to 1-1 conversion

User Guide