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Crossplane: Control Plane of Control Planes

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8:00 AM PDT on Thursday, Jul 28, 2022

Crossplane: Control Plane of Control Planes

Crossplane: Control Plane of Control Planes

Jul 28, 2022

In this episode

You may already think of Kubernetes as a container orchestration platform. With Crossplane, Kubernetes can become an infrastructure and/or application orchestration platform as well.

Kubernetes is much more than a platform that runs containers. We can extend it to manage (almost) any infrastructure, like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, and other cloud resources. The way to do this is to use Custom Resource Definitions (CRDs) to add custom resources, coupled with operators that will manage said resources. Crossplane additionally allows you to create compositions (groups of cloud resources) to allow teams to package and distribute complex infrastructure setups.

Watch this episode to learn how we can accomplish this and many other goals with Crossplane!

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Guests

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic is a Developer Advocate at Upbound, a member of the Google Developer Experts, CDF Ambassadors, and Docker Captains groups, and a published author. He is a host of the YouTube channel DevOps Toolkit and a co-host of DevOps Paradox.

Hosts

Whitney Lee

Whitney Lee

Whitney is a full stack developer who enjoys understanding and using tools in the cloud native landscape. Creative and driven, Whitney recently pivoted from an art-related career to one in tech. She is active in the open source community, especially around CNCF projects focused on developer productivity. You can catch her lightboard streaming show ϟ Enlightning on Tanzu.TV. And not only does she rock at tech - she literally has toured playing in the band Mutual Benefit on keyboards and vocals.