Supported platforms and installation methods

The following section provides information about the availability of Che 7.15 on Kubernetes and OpenShift infrastructures, and about their supported installation methods.

Eclipse Che can be installed on:

  • Kubernetes infrastructures starting at version 1.9

  • OpenShift Container Platform versions 3.11, 4.3, and 4.4

The following options are available:

Table 1. Local installation on Kubernetes
Kubernetes Installation method
  • minikube

  • microk8s

  • docker-desktop

  • kind

chectl using Helm Chart or Operator

Table 2. Local installation on OpenShift
OpenShift Container Platform Installation method

CodeReady Containers

OperatorHub

Table 3. Public cloud installation on Kubernetes and OpenShift
Kubernetes
1.9 or higher
OpenShift Container Platform
3.11
OpenShift Container Platform
4.3 and 4.4
  • Microsoft Azure

  • Amazon Web Services

  • Google Cloud

  • IBM Cloud

chectl using Helm Chart

chectl using Operator

OperatorHub

It is possible to use the chectl utility for deploying Che on OpenShift Container Platform version 4.3 and 4.4. This method is considered unofficial and serves as a backup installation method for situations where installation using OperatorHub is not available.

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