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Why and when to use Kubernetes Operators

Kubernetes Operators can be complex and confusing. But, in some circumstances, they are necessary. This learning path explains why and when you need to use Kubernetes Operators to automate human tasks.

Skill level

This learning path is for intermediate learners who are trying to understand why to use Kubernetes Operators.

Estimated time to complete

Approximately 3 hours.

Learning objectives

By reading this learning path, you will:

  • Understand what operators are and when to use them
  • See an example of a web application that uses operators to automate tasks
  • Obtain a deeper understanding of the operator code
  • Gain experience of deploying an operator to Red Hat OpenShift