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Jaeger Operator for Kubernetes

The first version of the Jaeger Operator for Kubernetes is now available!

Kubernetes Operators are a set of components that can be installed in a given cluster to make it easier to manage a group of resources (deployments, services, …) as if they were native Kubernetes resources. In case of the Jaeger Operator, we can create a simple Jaeger instance by simply specifying a “custom resource” like this:

Under the covers, the above configuration will simply deploy the Jaeger ‘all-in-one’ container with in-memory storage. However it is also possible to define a ‘production’ strategy where the Jaeger collector, query and agent components will be deployed independently and make use of a persistent storage option.

For example, a Jaeger instance using an existing Elasticsearch at http://elasticsearch:9200as the backing storage can be specified as:

Check out the README from the repository for more information about it. Try it out and share your feedback, either via GitHub issues or via Gitter.



Open source distributed tracing platform at Cloud Native Computing Foundation (graduated). https://jaegertracing.io

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Juraci Paixão Kröhling

Juraci Paixão Kröhling is a software engineer at Grafana Labs, a maintainer on the Jaeger project, and a contributor to the OpenTelemetry project.