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Core Concepts

Now, assuming you're familiar with Kubernetes, AirGap, and GitOps from Understanding the Basics, we can get started on the core concepts of Zarf.

Zarf Concepts

  • Zarf Package - A binary file that contains the instructions and dependencies necessary to install an application on a system.
  • Zarf Component - A set of defined functionality and resources that build up a package.
  • Zarf Init Package - The initial package that lays the groundwork for other packages.