Setting up a kubernetes lab cluster

This article assumes some experience with containers in general, using for instance docker, as well as a basic understanding of what Kubernetes is and what kind of problems it aims to solve. Introduction k3s is a lightweight Kubernetes distribution. It’s been validated by the CNCF as a true Kubernetes distribution, making it a viable option to running the full, original Kubernetes project, especially for labs or dev environments. What would then be the perks of running k3s over k8s?