Kubernetes: Finalizers in Custom Resources

Kubernetes: Finalizers in Custom Resources
This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Kubernetes Finalizers

Authors: Matthew Doherty, Philipp Kuntz, Robert Gogolok

When extending the Kubernetes API with CustomResourceDefinitions you’ll come across the dilemma to clean up external resources when deleting a custom resource. Although you can create a custom resource simply to store and retrieve structured data, most of the time there is some entity involved, like custom controllers. The controller will manage this resource and create other external resources to handle the semantics of that resource. Those external resources should not live forever once the custom resource does not exist anymore. 

In the following text, we’ll work with a custom resource example that represents a data service instance.

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Happy Programmers Day

Happy Programmers Day

Do you remember the time when there was no computer or digital equipment around? We just had electronic equipment such as a refrigerator which could keep our ingredients fresh. 

Nowadays, our refrigerators can talk to us. AI is going to eat us one day. 😱😂

The question is, how did this happen? 

Because of ….

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5 Must Read Books About Cloud Technologies in September 2020

5 Must Read Books About Cloud Technologies in September 2020

Learning new technologies is a challenge. Especially when it comes to rapidly altering cloud technologies.  

There are different ways for learning new skills, developing your expertise, and expanding your knowledge, such as:

  • Attending conferences
  • Screencasts
  • Enrolling online training courses
  • Taking certification exams

just to name a few.

And there is a traditional way not out of style:

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