Learning Resources for Operators – First Two Weeks Notes

To quote the Kubernetes website, “The Operator pattern captures how you can write code to automate a task beyond what Kubernetes itself provides.” The following is an compendium to use while Learning Operators. The defacto SDK to use is the Operator SDK which provides HELM, Ansible and GO scaffolding to support your implementation of the Operator pattern. The following are education classes on the OperatorSDK IBM: CO0201EN Kubernetes Operators Intermediate – introduces core operator concepts and reconciliation with Ansible, Helm and Golang IBM: CO0302EN Kubernetes Operators Advanced – covers golang-based operator reconciliation, OLM and Scorecard testing When Running through the…

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Hack: Fast Forwarding a Video

I had to watch 19 hours of slow paced videos for a training on a new software product (at least new to me). I like fast paced trainings… enter a browser hack. In Firefox, Navigate to Tools > Browser Tools > Web Developer Tools Click Console Type the following snippet to find the first video on a page, and change the playback rate, and Click Enter. Note, 4.0 can be unintelligible, you’ll need to tweak the speed to match what you need. I found 2.5 to 3.0 to be very comfortable (you just can’t multitask).

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Moving on…

In 2019, I joined the IBM FHIR Server team. A team tasked with engineering an internal FHIR server (DSTU2) as an updated and upgrade open source HL7 FHIR R4 Server. The open sourced code, on GitHub IBM® FHIR® Server – IBM/FHIR is a product of many contributors since it’s inception in 2016 (the project history goes back to the DSTU2 days). I contributed over a 1000 commits over my time working on the project, authored over 300 issues, opened-updated-closed 600 plus Pull Requests, and triaged/reviewed and designed many more.

Today I’m moving on to IBM Power Systems and working on OpenShift.

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GitHub Actions Braindump

The following are from a braindump I did for my teamn (everything here is public knowledge): Getting Setup to Building and Developing with the Workflows This section outlines setting up your development environment for working with workflows: Download the Visual Code.  This tool is best to sit outside of your environment. Click Extensions > Search for PowerShell and install the PowerShell. This feature will also install PowerShell local to your system.  PowerShell is used in the Windows workflow. Install ShellCheck. This feature is used to check your code and make sure you are following best practices when generating the shell…

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