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 ūüėČ 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 conversion webhook to an operator to convert API versions

Deploy an operator without the Operator SDK

That is the next blog post related to operators. Now it’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 a Custom Resource Definition 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.