Introduction to Kubernetes Operators


Learn how to create and use Kubernetes Operators in the overview.

Kubernetes Operators “extend the functionality of Kubernetes and provide a way to automate complex tasks,” explains George Whittaker.

Specifically, Operators “enable automated management of complex applications and resources within a Kubernetes cluster,” which means they can be used to automate tasks such as backup, scaling, and configuration management.

Other use cases include:

  • Managing monitoring tools such as Prometheus and Grafana
  • Automating application deployment
  • Service mesh management
  • Automating the provisioning and management of cloud-native storage solutions

This article provides an introduction to Kubernetes Operators, including their benefits and use.

Read more at Linux Journal.



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