Events 2022 – The Best Is Yet to Come

2022 - The Best Is Yet To Come

The first half of 2022 has offered the community several cloud computing events. 

A lot happened; KubeCon & CloudNativeCon EU and DoK Day Europe in Valencia kicked things off to bring some normality back to the community conference space. Finally, it was possible to meet in person and exchange ideas again.

Now that we’re nearing the end of the year, the anticipation and excitement are growing. There’s still a lot to come regarding cloud-native events.

Here are our personal top 4 highlights for the rest of this year. We’ve packed them into a short overview to bring them to you in a nutshell.

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Lifecycle Management of Operators  

Lifecycle Management of Kubernetes Operators by Paul Eichler

How to Do It and Why It Is Still an Unsolved Challenge

Are you building your first  Kubernetes extension but have no idea how to deploy and manage its lifecycle? 

In this article, we will discuss the general tasks of an operator and, right after diving into the details of the lifecycle of an operator. We will then evaluate different tools that have emerged in the Kubernetes eco-system and discuss how suitable they are for handling the lifecycle of operators at scale.

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Error Handling in GO

Error Handling & Abstraction in GO

GO uses its capability to return multiple values for error handling, meaning that errors in go are regular values returned from a function. The developer must check the returned error value and handle it accordingly.

Error handling can quickly become non-trivial. You may want to change your behaviour if an error occurs, either substitute the failed functionality to increase fault tolerance or display an easy-to-understand error message to the user that does not intimidate them with long traces.

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