In this article, we explore the use cases of Helm and Kubernetes operators, demystifying when to use each tool, based on DataInfra's experience in developing and maintaining Kubernetes operators, controllers, and libraries
In the realm of software development, the principle of separation of concerns holds great significance. It emphasises the need to divide a system into distinct parts, each responsible for a specific aspect of functionality. This approach promotes modularity, maintainability, and scalability, allowing developers to focus on specific areas without unnecessary dependencies. When it comes to managing Kubernetes deployments, the Helm tool and the operator pattern play crucial roles in adhering to this principle. In this blog post, we will explore the separation of concerns in Helm and the benefits of using operators in Kubernetes deployments.