Linode Kubernetes Engine - Guides

Linode Kubernetes Engine (LKE) is a fully-managed container orchestration engine for deploying and managing containerized applications and workloads. LKE combines Linode’s ease of use and simple pricing with the infrastructure efficiency of Kubernetes. You can now get your infrastructure and workloads up and running in minutes instead of days.

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Building Blocks

  • Install kubectl: Before you create a cluster with LKE, you need to install kubectl on your local machine.

  • Create an LKE Cluster: Quickly and easily create an LKE cluster from the Cloud Manager with a just a few clicks.

  • Download Your kubeconfig: Download the kubeconfig file so you can interact with your cluster with kubectl from the command line.

  • Delete an LKE Cluster: You can delete an entire cluster from the Cloud Manager.

  • Add a Node Pool: You can add a Node Pool to your cluster from the Cloud Manager.

  • Edit or Remove Node Pools: You can easily edit or remove existing Node Pools from the Cloud Manager.

  • Configure Cluster Autoscaling: Enable, edit, or disable the LKE autoscaling feature to automatically scale nodes as the needs of Kubernetes pods change.

  • Reset Kubeconfig: Reset an LKE cluster’s kubeconfig from the Cloud Manager.

  • Enable High Availability: Enable High availability for your LKE cluster, creating additional replicas of your control plane components directly through the Cloud Manager.


These guides explore topics such as using Docker, networking, deploying websites, and using LKE with third-party tools.

Kubernetes Basics

Kubernetes Reference and Troubleshooting


Networking and Web

Third Party Integration

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