Kubernetes crash course for Postgres DBAs

Álvaro Hernández


Duration 180 min

Kubernetes is the new way of deploying software, programmatically, on almost any infrastructure (be it cloud or on-prem). But is a complex beast. How to get started? How to dive deeper? What are the specific best-practices and special hints for Postgres DBAs dealing with Kubernetes? Join this half-day tutorial to learn, practically, among other topics:

  • How to quickly get started with Kubernetes
  • Manage storage
  • Manage services, networking and ingress/egress
  • How to make Postgres cloud-native in Kubernetes
  • Do a show-run of existing Postgres operators, including Zalando, CrunchyData and StackGres.

This tutorial is very practical. BYOL! (Bring Your Own Laptop). With Kubernetes installed! (check microk8s, or if you don’t have any installed.