Monitor your custom operator with Prometheus

hat blog post does focus on a customized monitoring with Prometheus for a custom operator implementation build with the golang Operator SDK. For the monitoring we will use the Prometheus operator. Alain Arom and I inspected that topic and here we show you one example hands-on journey how to get the technical job done. There are a lot of materials out there, but in that blog post we follow an end-to-end scenario for a beginner to intermediate level (without any stop in the middle šŸ˜‰ of the road). We will only focus on:how it basically works and not why or what we should do in monitoring.

Add a conversion webhook to an operator to convert API versions

In that blog post we will add a webhook to our existing operator project Multi Tenancy Frontend Operator in the branch update-operator were we created the v2alpha2 API version for the operator in the last blog post "Add a new API version to an existing operator". The final implementation for the current blog post you find in the webhook-gen-operator branch. (details about conversion webhook) Yes, that... Continue Reading →

Add a new API version to an existing operator

This is my next blog post related to operators. That blog post is about adding a new API version to our existing example Multi Tenancy Frontend Operator. When we have added the new API version we will deploy the changed operator to a Kubernetes cluster using the Operator Lifecycle Manager (OLM).

Deploy an operator without the Operator SDK

That is the next blog post related to operators. Now itā€™s about deploy an operator without the Operator SDK. In the last blog post we used the operator-sdk run bundle command which created for us all needed specifications and images to run the bundle. Therefor we need to take a closer look into the Operator Lifecycle Manager (OLM).

How to extend a Custom Resource Definition for a GO Operator?

That blog post is about some basics how to extend aĀ Custom Resource DefinitionĀ in a GO Operator. For an Operator implementation you need a Custom Resource Definition and a controller implementation. The Custom Resource Definition for an operator is the basic first step to extend the Kubernetes API with your own functionalities. Usually you create a Custom Resource Definition before you write the controller for your operator.

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