Red Hat's Diane Mueller and Sebastien Pahl dive deep on the Kubernetes Operators at KubeCon 2018.  Operators will be featured in OpenShift 4 currently in beta, which you can preview here: https://www.redhat.com/en/technologies/cloud-computing/openshift/try-it

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 the Kubernetes APIs and kubectl tooling. To be able to make the most of Kubernetes, you need a set of cohesive APIs to extend in order to service and manage your applications that run on Kubernetes. You can think of Operators as the runtime that manages this type of application on Kubernetes. http://coreos.com/operators The Deep Dive will cover the * The Operator Framework is an open source toolkit to manage Kubernetes native applications, called Operators, in an effective, automated, and scalable way. This session will discuss the Operator SDK, Operator Metering and Operator Lifecycle Manager.

Last updated: March 24, 2023