OpenSearch in Kubernetes: Helm Charts and Operator

Simplified OpenSearch Cluster Deployment on Kubernetes: Navigating Helm Charts and the OpenSearch Operator

In the evolving landscape of cloud computing, the use of OpenSearch Clusters in Kubernetes has become increasingly prevalent. However, navigating this transition can be daunting, often fraught with complexities and challenges. This presentation aims to demystify the process by providing a comprehensive overview and practical demonstration of deploying OpenSearch Cluster to Kubernetes.

The presentation will commence with an exploration of two distinct deployment approaches: the traditional method utilizing helm charts, and the newer approach employing the OpenSearch Operator. Through a step-by-step walkthrough, attendees will gain insights into the nuances of each method, enabling them to make informed decisions based on their specific use cases and requirements.

As security remains a paramount concern in today’s digital landscape, special emphasis will be placed on addressing the complexities surrounding security configurations. Attendees will be guided through easy-to-follow examples and configurations for securing OpenSearch Clusters deployed on Kubernetes. The presentation will cover a spectrum of security considerations, empowering users to fortify their deployments against potential threats.

Throughout the presentation, emphasis will be placed on simplicity and accessibility. Complex concepts will be broken down into digestible chunks, ensuring that attendees—regardless of their level of expertise—can follow along and grasp the intricacies of deploying OpenSearch Clusters on Kubernetes. Real-world examples and use cases will be integrated to provide practical context, allowing attendees to envision how they can apply these techniques in their own environments.

By the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will have gained a comprehensive understanding of the deployment process for OpenSearch Clusters on Kubernetes, armed with the knowledge and confidence to embark on their own deployment journeys. Whether they opt for the familiarity of helm charts or the cutting-edge capabilities of the OpenSearch Operator, attendees will be equipped to navigate the complexities of Kubernetes deployment with ease and proficiency.


Tuesday, May 7 4:45pm-5:25pm in Moskau

Track: Operating OpenSearch


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Anton Rubin

Technical Support Engineer at Eliatra