Is Kubernetes the Tool, or Are You?
This presentation ran at the DevOps Institute skilUP Day event on May 21, 2020.
If Kubernetes exists to make your life easier, why is it such a nightmare to use? There are a million and one presentations on how to use Kubernetes in your DevOps workflow, but they all start from a flawed foundation. They all assume that you wanted to use Kubernetes in the first place. In the shiny world where Kubernetes is King, we are its subjects, forced to use it and smile while we grit our teeth.
Come with me to a different world, one where you call the shots and Kubernetes is a tool that works tirelessly for you. In that world we not only use Kubernetes for DevOps, but we use DevOps principles to control how we deploy and interact with Kubernetes. We all want shortcuts to the promised land, right? This just might be the one.