Is It Safe? Security Hardening for Databases Using Kubernetes Operators – Robert Hodges, Altinity – KubeCon | CloudNativeCon North America 2023

Is It Safe? Security Hardening for Databases Using Kubernetes Operators – Robert Hodges, Altinity – KubeCon | CloudNativeCon North America 2023

Thanks to the Operator Pattern, Kubernetes is now an outstanding platform to run databases. But to quote Marathon Man, “Is it safe?” This talk is a top-level review of the database security problem in Kubernetes, standard ways that operators can mitigate threats, and a wallet-sized checklist of security features you should look for in any operator you use. Our talk is practical and focused on the needs of Kubernetes developers. Enjoy it now!