Writing a Kubernetes operator is en-vouge!

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This is a story about why we wrote an Apache HTTPd based ingress operator for GCP’s GKE and why you should do the same (incl. some tips). Since a couple of years, the operator- and controller pattern are one of the most discussed and implemented Kubernetes patterns out there, at least for me. Both patterns are overlapping at some point. The controller pattern is mostly used to watch Kubernetes included resources and the operator pattern is mostly understood as automation of operating tasks to keep the desired state in place. A well-explained summary about the similarities and differences between Kubernetes operators and controllers can be found inside this blog-post of Josh Rosso. Read more on Medium (Friend Link, free for all)

Posted on: Sun, 13 Dec 2020 00:00:00 UTC by Mario Kleinsasser
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