operator-sdk VS sample-controller-kubebuilder

Compare operator-sdk vs sample-controller-kubebuilder and see what are their differences.


SDK for building Kubernetes applications. Provides high level APIs, useful abstractions, and project scaffolding. (by operator-framework)


This is Sample Controller(Foo Controller) developed by Kubebuilder (by govargo)
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operator-sdk sample-controller-kubebuilder
9 1
5,649 10
2.3% -
9.3 0.0
7 days ago over 2 years ago
Go Go
Apache License 2.0 MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of operator-sdk. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-01.


Posts with mentions or reviews of sample-controller-kubebuilder. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-01-21.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing operator-sdk and sample-controller-kubebuilder you can also consider the following projects:

terraform-provider-kubernetes-alpha - A Terraform provider for Kubernetes that uses dynamic resource types and server-side apply. Supports all Kubernetes resources.

postgres-operator - Postgres operator creates and manages PostgreSQL clusters running in Kubernetes

controller-runtime - Repo for the controller-runtime subproject of kubebuilder (sig-apimachinery)

postgres-operator - Production PostgreSQL for Kubernetes, from high availability Postgres clusters to full-scale database-as-a-service.

Ansible - Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy and maintain. Automate everything from code deployment to network configuration to cloud management, in a language that approaches plain English, using SSH, with no agents to install on remote systems. https://docs.ansible.com.

cilium-cli - CLI to install, manage & troubleshoot Kubernetes clusters running Cilium