Run VMs on Kubernetes

The high level goal of the project is to build a Kubernetes add-on to enable management of virtual machines (KVM), via libvirt.

The intent is that over the long term this would enable application container workloads, and virtual machines, to be managed from a single place via the Kubernetes native API and objects. This will

Read more about the motivation for KubeVirt and our use-cases.

Getting started

You can get started in several areas - Do you want to start using KubeVirt? Or rather start coding? Take a look below to see where you can get started.

As a user

If you have minikube setup already, then you can start right away by calling:

curl run.kubevirt.io/demo.sh | bash

Once it is deployed, take a look at the user documentation https://kubevirt.gitbooks.io/user-guide/ to learn how to use KubeVirt.

Otherwise you can read about how to setup minikube and deploy KubeVirt at https://github.com/kubevirt/demo.

Connect

Don’t hesitate to reach out if you are getting stuck, or are looking for a feature, do so by using one of our communication channels:

Contribute, source, and developers

There are several ways how you can contribute, you can learn about them at our contributing guide and a detailed contribution workflow guide.

As a developer you can get started with the developer setup.