Top Kubernetes Operators advancing across the Operator Capability Model

Top Kubernetes Operators advancing across the Operator Capability Model

At KubeCon North America 2019 we highlighted what it means to deliver a mature Kubernetes Operator. A Kubernetes Operator is a method of packaging, deploying and managing a Kubernetes application. The key attribute of an Operator is the active, ongoing management of the application, including failover, backups, upgrades and autoscaling, just like a cloud service. […]

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Build Kubernetes Operators from Helm Charts in 5 steps

Build Kubernetes Operators from Helm Charts in 5 steps

Helm is a popular package manager for Kubernetes applications which helps packaging all resources an application needs as a Helm Chart which can then be shared and installed on Kubernetes clusters. Helm Charts are useful for addressing the complexities of installation and simple upgrades of particularly stateless applications like web apps. However when it comes […]

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Pod Evictions based on Taints/Tolerations

Pod Evictions based on Taints/Tolerations

Red Hat OpenShift 4 is making an important and powerful change to the way pod evictions work. OpenShift has transitioned from using node conditions to using a Taint/Toleration based eviction process, which provides individual pods more control over how they are evicted. This new capability was added in Kubernetes 1.12 and enabled in OpenShift 4.1 […]

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Make a Kubernetes Operator in 15 minutes with Helm

Make a Kubernetes Operator in 15 minutes with Helm

This process has gotten even easier since this posting! Check out Rob’s updated blog: Make a Kubernetes Operator in Helm in 5 steps. We previously covered how to automate your existing Helm charts with Ansible. Today we’re going to also cover this topic, but using a technology called an Operator. An Operator is a method […]

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