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Writing Kubernetes Operators

3 Days

Available On-Site

Available Virtually

Open Enrollments Available


This three-day hands-on course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the architecture, APIs and development practices involved in constructing operators to extend Kubernetes functionality.

This intensive course is designed to provide SREs and software engineers with a comprehensive introduction to the architecture, APIs and development practices involved in constructing Kubernetes operators. Topics covered include operator basics, API and security facets relevant to operators, custom resource definitions (CRD), API aggregation and controllers. Each module is followed by a hands-on lab where attendees build working software components that extend Kubernetes. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of the Kubernetes operator pattern and how to build native and framework based operator solutions.


Available for Instructor-Led (ILT) in-person/onsite training or Virtual Instructor-Led training (VILT) delivery; Open Enrollment options may be available.

Who Should Attend

Site Reliability Engineers (SRE), Information Technology (IT) Staff, Platform Operators, Technical Managers, Platform Developers and DevOps personnel

What Attendees will learn

This course is designed to provide software engineers with a comprehensive introduction to developing Kubernetes operators in Go (other languages can be used but Go is recommended).

  • Kubernetes application basics
  • Kubernetes controllers and Custom Resource Definitions (CRD)
  • Operator architecture
  • CoreOS Operator framework


The RX-M “Kubernetes Foundation”, "Go Foundation" and "Docker Foundation" courses or equivalent knowledge. Each attendee must provide their own laptop with the ability to run a 64 bit virtual machine (alternatively a cloud based lab environment can be provided). Unconstrained internet access is also required to complete the labs.

Contact us to request more information about enrolling in the Writing Kubernetes Operators course or to inquire about booking a custom in-house course for your team.

The RX-M Approach

Bring a neutral perspective

We bring a market neutral perspective to every engagement, taking no stake in any of the competing cloud native platforms, components or solutions so we can offer unbiased insights to our clients

Practice what we teach

We are a multi-cloud company consisting of prominent open source contributors with large-scale software engineering experience, actively contributing to the evolution of next-gen software architectures, application management, and platforms

Be solution focused

RX-M has the unique ability to deliver purpose-built, solution-based training in the form of custom curriculum that aligns with each of our client's specific desired outcomes so your team has the skills needed to accelerate your business

Our team has been trusted to work alongside some of the world's leading companies