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Blog posts tagged
"Charmed Operators"


Michael C. Jaeger
6 February 2024

Operate popular open source on Kubernetes – Attend Operator Day at KubeCon EU 2024

Charms Article

Operate popular open source on Kubernetes – Attend Operator Day at KubeCon EU 2024 ...


Michael C. Jaeger
9 January 2024

Understanding roles in software operators

Charms Article

In today’s blog we take a closer look at roles – the key elements that make up the design pattern – and how they work together to simplify maintaining application infrastructure. ...


Michael C. Jaeger
4 September 2023

Efficiency redefined: Discover the power of software operators during Operator Day, co-located at KubeCon North America 2023

Charms Article

The 7th Operator Day is a virtual event and will take place on the first day of the KubeCon week, Monday, 6 November 2023. The event is entirely virtual. You can dial in from anywhere and attend. You can register at the KubeCon NA 2023 conference or directly at the event page. ...


Michael C. Jaeger
9 May 2023

Kubecon EU 2023: Operator Day hosted by Canonical – recordings available

Charms Article

The Operator Day at KubeCon EU 2023, hosted by Canonical, took place on Monday, 17 April  2023. We thank everyone for attending the event. Our thanks go out especially to those who engaged with each other during the sessions, asked questions and contributed to our  interactive event. If you missed this 6th edition of Operator ...


Michael C. Jaeger
6 March 2023

Join us at Operator Day, hosted by Canonical at KubeCon Europe 2023

Charms Article

Join us at the 6th edition of Operator Day at KubeCon Europe – Speakers will talk about their software operator journey, from configuration management to application management. ...


Michael C. Jaeger
15 December 2022

Repatriation to reduce public cloud spend – easier said than done?

Cloud and server Article

Repatriation in cloud computing refers to moving workloads from the public cloud to on-premise infrastructure. Sarah Wang and Martin Casado from Andreessen Horowitz have written one of the most popular articles about repatriation: they explain the motivation with the significant cost savings possible. For software-based businesses, public ...


Michael C. Jaeger
25 October 2022

Participate in the Kubernetes and Cloud Native Operations Survey 2023

Charms Article

Canonical has conducted surveys about Kubernetes and Cloud Native Operations in the past two years. As a member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and an active part of the community, we contribute the anonymised results back, along with our analyses and the insights of industry experts. Everyone can submit an answer anonymou ...


Michael C. Jaeger
16 September 2022

Join us at Operator Day, hosted by Canonical at Kubecon NA 2022

Cloud and server Article

The 5th Operator Day is coming up. It will take place at KubeCon North America 2022. This edition will center on cases where software operators have been applied successfully. Join us to hear about our experience in building software operators using Juju, an open-source operator lifecycle manager. Operators implemented for Juju are called ...


Michael C. Jaeger
5 September 2022

Best practices to publish open-source software operators

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Running or operating applications requires several tasks throughout their lifecycle: scaling instances, checking the health, integrating with other applications, running backups, and applying updates – to name a few examples. It’s a time and labour-intensive process. To automate these tasks, developers can implement scripts for repeated e ...


Michael C. Jaeger
30 June 2022

The software operator design pattern: disadvantages – part 5

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The software operator is a design pattern – it is a proven design that has been applied in many situations and implemented by several frameworks. Its widespread adoption in the industry has allowed us to study its consequences, both good and bad. This is important because software developers and IT architects need to know when ...


Michael C. Jaeger
29 June 2022

The software operator design pattern: advantages – part 4

Cloud and server Article

The software operator is a design pattern. Its design is based on successful applications where this approach was found useful. In other words, it’s a proven approach that can be recommended to others. But like all approaches, it’s important to understand their positive and negative impact. Software developers need to understand when the ...


Michael C. Jaeger
16 June 2022

Operator Day at Kubecon EU 2022 – recordings available!

Charms Article

The Operator Day at Kubecon EU 2022, hosted by Canonical, took place on Monday 16 May  2022. We thank everyone for attending the event. Our thanks go out especially to those who engaged with us via chat during the online event. We enjoyed answering questions and having conversations during the presentations.  If you missed Operator ...


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