Install Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes with conjure-up

1. Overview

This tutorial will guide you through the installation of the Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes using few simple commands with the help of conjure-up.

The Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes

In partnership with Google, Canonical now delivers a ‘pure K8s’ experience, tested across a wide range of clouds (What is cloud?) and integrated with modern metrics and monitoring.

The Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes works across all major public clouds and private infrastructure, enabling your teams to operate Kubernetes clusters on demand, anywhere.


conjure-up lets you easily deploy and configure complex big-software solutions on public clouds, private clouds and developer laptops. Which we are going to use this installation of the Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes.

End of this you’ll learn

  • How to install software or Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes using a conjure-up spell
  • The simplest way to install The Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes

What you’ll need

A Linux system with snapd installed

For cloud deployment

Account credentials for one of the following public cloud providers:

For local deployment

Although this tutorial will assume a public cloud installation, if you wish to install locally the following minimum specifications are recommended:

  • 2 cores
  • 16G RAM
  • 32G Swap
  • 250G SSD with a separate block device for ZFS. Our recommendation for that device is 100G.

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