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… Read more »

Kubernetes: Finalizers and Custom Controllers

Kubernetes: Finalizers and Custom Controllers
This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Kubernetes Finalizers

Authors: Matthew Doherty, Philipp Kuntz, Robert Gogolok In the latest blog post, we provided an introduction to Kubernetes Finalizers.In the introduction, we covered the basic mechanics of how finalizers allow controllers to implement asynchronous pre-delete hooks. Simply put they inform the Kubernetes control plane that action needs to take place before Kubernetes garbage collection logic can… Read more »