The Automation Challenge: Kubernetes Operators vs Helm Charts • Ana-Maria Mihalceanu • GOTO 2021

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This presentation was recorded at GOTOpia February 2021. #GOTOcon #GOTOpia

Ana-Maria Mihalceanu - Co-founder of Bucharest Software Craftsmanship Community

Working with Kubernetes for some time or you just started your journey?
If you love automation and dislike having to perform repetitive tasks manually, you have come across concepts of Helm charts and Kubernetes operators. Although they solve similar types of problems, they are not exactly interchangeable tools, but rather complementary.
During this session, Ana-Maria will highlight which to use and when by sharing several code based examples and lessons [...]

00:00 Intro
02:47 Some k8s features
03:53 Microservices – k8s
04:20 The story of a microservice
07:20 Kubernetes package manager
08:28 demo – Helm show time
15:32 Helm advantages
17:34 Distinctive Helm aspects
19:47 Next steps
20:32 What happens at system maturity?
21:13 Benefits of using operators
23:23 What's next?
24:35 Create an operator?
25:14 Final view
25:46 From Helm charts to operators
25:54 Publish Helm charts to a repo
27:05 Create operator from Helm charts
28:22 Takeaways
29:47 Outro

Download slides and read the full abstract here:
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