CFP: How to build a Kubernetes operator that doesn’t break production

Audience This talk is targeted at software developers and SREs interested in development practices for Kubernetes operators. Are they interested in how development of an operator is different from other software projects? This project will give an outline of the operator pattern and how development looks like, focusing on the importance of good engineering practices. Are they writing a Kubernetes operator just to automate a simple task? They should write tests for it, and this talk will tell them why.... View Article


I am working as a software developer since I finished my masters in 2013 at Heidelberg University. I started my career in Software Development at SAP SE in Walldorf working on Analytics and Cloud Foundry. In 2019, I decided to leave SAP and joined Red Hat.

At Red Hat, I am working as Site Reliablity Engineer, keeping the lights on for several OpenShift clusters.

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