Rose Crisp is a Senior Software Engineer, Educator @ Red Hat. She has been working as a software
developer for 25+ years. In 2019, she learned about Docker and since then she’s immersed herself into
the world of Kubernetes. In 2020, she embarked on a new chapter in her life by accepting a position at
Red Hat to work with the Operator Enablement Team. This led to the introduction of Kubernetes operators
and much more. Now, she enjoys helping others like herself who are passionate about Open Source and
Kubernetes Operators. She enjoys teaching the Kubernetes Operator Framework workshops run by Red
From Zero to Auto Pilot: Exploring Kubernetes Operator Capability Levels
Kubernetes Operators are more popular than ever, but not all operators are created equal. How do we maximize the value that Operators have promised IT teams and ensure that they can deliver a true "as-a-service" experience? We will present a step-by-step guide on how to raise your Operator's capability level to ensure it can live up to its potential. Participants will be presented with a basic Operator and learn real-world strategies on how to add capabilities including seamless upgrades, offsite backups, rollbacks, and deep insights via metrics, logging, and events as well as intelligent autoscaling.