Multi-nodes Kubernetes cluster running locally within minutes


Secure and real-time live service collaboration across OS Platforms


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Latest Release v1.9.63

Restart Remote Cluster without losing k8s deployments or docker images

Support added for AWS ECR

Cluster Management View
  • Manage Cluster configuration including mapping to Docker Host and Registry via single view
  • Start, stop and connect to multiple clusters or enable/disable multiple 3rd party plugins
Registry Container View
  • View, pull, push, scan images for any Docker Host, registry
  • Connect to AWS ECR and avail automated image push to registry on build

Release v1.9.62

Support for K8s version extended till 1.22.2

Flexibility to spawn local VM and K8s cluster

  • View/edit Config Map and Secrets
  • Choose auto/manual update of dependent k8s workloads
  • Switch between clusters in real-time to view workloads and events.

Roost Container Registry (RCR view)

  • Switch between multiple docker daemons and docker registry.
  • View the docker images and containers for any cluster.
  • Connect and view DockerHub and besides insecure registry
  • Show/Skip K8s containers from view
  • Additional Search and filter for stopped, running containers 
 Cluster Management View
  • Spawn multiple AWS/GCP homogenous or heterogenous clusters;
  • Set auto-expiry duration for the cluster;
  • Choose AMI, Disk size for the K8s instances;
  • Associate docker daemon and registry with a cluster
  • Build docker images directly with auto-push to registry
  • View team cluster details
  • Connect to organisation clusters that are accessible via a Jumphost/bastion only
Remote Clusters on AWS and GCP
  • Choose Ubuntu 18.4, 20.4 AMI or Deep Learning AMI
  • Auto-disk size increment for Deep Learning AMI
  • Pre-provisioned insecure docker registry on the EC2 or GCP Compute Instance
  • Scale up/down clusters with a single click
  • Integrated K8s events notification in Roost Events Viewer
Certification with Collaboration
  • Certify or Mark failed cloud artifacts anytime (on build or after collaboration)
  • Certify with GitOps; Makes it easy to stage changes to another environment
  • View certified artifacts along with details from service fitness and GitOps


Roost Pre-requisites for Mac OS (Darwin)

  • Min 8 GB RAM (at least 4GB should be free)
  • VM Instance: Nested virtualisation should be enabled
  • Min Free Disk space 30 GB
  • Mac OS Version 10.0 or later
  • Install Git
  • Download DMG and install. Allow app permissions in Apple Security
  • Search for "Roost" in Applications (Finder)

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Roost Pre-requisites for Ubuntu and Debian

  • Min 8 GB RAM (at least 4GB should be free)
  • VM Instance: Nested virtualisation should be enabled
  • Min Free Disk space 30 GB
  • Install Git
  • sudo apt update
  • sudo apt install -y qemu-kvm nfs-server net-tools curl virt-manager genisoimage
  • For 16.04 LTS or 18.04 LTS or less than 18.10  (sudo apt install -y libvirt-bin virtinst libstdc++6 curl)
  • For 20.04 LTS or >= 18.10 (sudo apt install -y libvirt-daemon-system libvirt-clients bridge-utils)
  • sudo dpkg -i Roost-amd64-1.9.62.deb

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Roost Pre-requisites for Windows 10

  • Min 8 GB RAM (at least 4GB should be free)
  • VM Instance: Nested virtualisation should be enabled
  • Min Free Disk space 30 GB
  • Virtualisation is enabled at firmware level (BIOS)
  • For Pro/Server/Enterprise (64 bit) - Hyper-V is enabled "Turn on/off windows features"
  • For Home Edition (64 bit) - Install VirtualBox
  • Install Git
  • Download EXE and install.
  • Search for RoostDesktop and execute (grant admin permissions when asked)

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