Today’s Full Stack Journey episode explores how users can leverage Kubernetes to control other parts of your technology stack, including cloud-native services and resources. In the last episode, we talked about the AWS Controllers for Kubernetes. In this episode, we’re talking about Crossplane!

Crossplane uses APIs in Kubernetes and public cloud providers to allow you to provision and manage cloud services and infrastructure from Kubernetes.

My guest is Daniel Mangum (@hasheddan on Twitter as well as on GitHub). Daniel is a Crossplane maintainer and Senior Engineer at Upbound.

We discuss:


* The Crossplane project, what it does, and how it works

* How Crossplane compares to Terraform and CloudFormation

* User benefits

* What are Compositions and XRDs?

* Multi-tenancy and Crossplane

* How to get started


In the show notes below you’ll find additional resources for Crossplane. Thanks for listening!

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Show Notes:

The Binding Status (TBS)

eksctl

Project Velero

TBS show on Velero

Open Policy Agent (OPA)

TBS show on OPA

CDK8s

TBS show on CDK8s

Videos from Crossplane Day

Crossplane Slack community

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