Red Hat Launches Kubernetes Operator Framework Project

COPENHAGEN, Denmark  —  The open-source Kubernetes project is not just a container orchestration system, but it can also be a platform fo deploying and managing applications as well. That’s the goal of the Kubernetes Operator Framework project which was officially announced by Red Hat today.

The basic ideas behind the Operator Framework come to Red Hat from CoreOS, which had been working on the preliminary concepts. Red Hat acquired CoreOS on Jan. 30 in a $250 million deal, that also brought CoreOS’ staff to Red Hat, including former CTO Brandon Philips.