Make a Kubernetes Operator in 15 minutes with Helm

Make a Kubernetes Operator in 15 minutes with Helm

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 of packaging, deploying and managing a Kubernetes application. A Kubernetes application is an application that is both deployed on Kubernetes and managed using […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #37 – How to Deploy Applications to Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #37 - How to Deploy Applications to Kubernetes

This week we received a question from a listener that asked a common question: I was interested to know if you guys could talk a little more about the relationship between: OpenShift templates
 Helm templates
 CoreOS Operators With all of the innovation happening within Kubernetes and around the Kubernetes ecosystem, sometimes it can be difficult […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #30 – 2018 Kubernetes Trends

[Podcast] PodCTL #30 - 2018 Kubernetes Trends

We all love the latest technologies. it’s as if our DNA is wired to constantly chase the next shiny thing. So this week we look ahead at what the trends will be in Kubernetes for CY2018. Some of these are the new shiny things – like Service Mesh (e.g. Istio) or Serverless. Others topics look […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #28 – Kubernetes Roles & Personas

[Podcast] PodCTL #28 - Kubernetes Roles & Personas

Depending on who you ask, you’re very likely to get many different answers to the question, “Who uses Kubernetes?”. In some cases, it’s the Operations team running the Kubernetes platform (e.g. OpenShift), managing scale, availability, security and deployments in multiple cloud environments. In some cases, it’s the Development team interacting with manifest files (e.g. Helm, […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #22 – Highway to Helm

[Podcast] PodCTL #22 - Highway to Helm

One of the reasons that Kubernetes has gained so much traction in the marketplace is because it is flexible enough to allow innovation to happen all around the core APIs. One area where that has happened is in application package management, specifically with the Helm project. We sat down this week with Taylor Thomas, Software Engineer […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #18 – Microsoft in the Kubernetes Ecosystem

[Podcast] PodCTL #18 - Microsoft in the Kubernetes Ecosystem

This past week was the KubeCon / CloudNativeCon event in Austin, TX, the premier Kubernetes even in the industry. We had the opportunity to sit down withGabe Monroy (@gabrtv, Lead Product Manager Containers @ Azure, CNCF Board Member) to discuss the various areas where Microsoft is working with the Kubernetes ecosystem to create tools and […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #10 – Service Catalog all the Things

[Podcast] PodCTL #10 - Service Catalog all the Things

One of the most frequently discussed topics that we’ve had on the show is how Kubernetes has expanded the breadth of applications that can be containerized. This allows companies to run both existing applications and new (cloud-native, microservices) applications in containers, on Kubernetes. This week, we sat down with Paul Morie (@cheddarmint, Principal Software Engineer @RedHat, […]

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