CFP: The CR that goes around in circles

A tale of common pitfalls in operator and CRD design and how to avoid them Audience This talk is targeted at an audience that already made some experience or interest in designing and implementing Kubernetes operators. The terms Custom Resource Definition (CRD), Custom Resource (CR) and operator pattern should be known to them. For examples that are mentioned during the talk, it is based on the Operator SDK, however most patterns are independent of the framework in use. Outline When... Artikel ansehen


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