Why KubeEdge?

Fully Open, scalable & portable Kubernetes based Edge Computing platform.

Fully Open

Both Edge Core and Cloud Core are open source.

Offline Mode

Edge can run even when disconnected from cloud.

Kubernetes Based

Node, Cluster, Application and Device Management.


Containerized; Microservice

Resource Optimized

Can run on low resources. Optimized usage of resource at the edge cloud.

Cross Platform

Cloud Agnostic; Can work in Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud.

Data & Analytics

Supports Data Management, Data Analytics Pipeline Engine.


Can support x86, ARM.

Simplified Development

SDK based Development for Device Addition, Application Deployments etc.

Easy Maintenance

Upgrade, Rollback, Monitoring, Alerts etc.

Release Timeline

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March, 2019


Second Release

Features added

  • Edge-controller which connects to Kubernetes api-server and sync node/pod status between edge and kubernetes api-server.
  • Cloudhub which is a websocket server in cloud part of kubeedge.
  • Internal MQTT mode in which MQTT broker is started with edge_core and removes dependency on external MQTT broker.
  • Integration test framework for edge. Improved edge_core unit-test coverage.

December, 2018


First Release

Features supported

  • A lightweight application engine running on edge node for managing user’s application and monitoring node health.
  • Supports Kubernetes API primitives, e.g. Node, Pod, Configmap, Secrets etc.
  • Device twin and MQTT protocol for IoT devices talking to Edge node
  • Local self-government via HTTP restful interfaces.
  • Integrated with Huawei Cloud IEF service for node, device and application status updates.
  • Edge node autonomy when its getting offline and recover post reconnection to Cloud.

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KubeEdge is a Kubernetes Native Edge Computing Framework. KubeEdge was accepted into the CNCF sandbox in March 2019

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Introducing KubeEdge, a Kubernetes native edge computing framework.