Talare DTG-12: Jonas Eckerström

About the speaker: Jonas Eckerström work as full stack developer at Softhouse.  

Topic: Helm as package manager for kubernetes

Kubernetes is great for defining and deploying cloud-agnostic services consistently. Helm is an open source package manager for kubernetes which allows you to bunch up multiple services as a single package that is versioned, upgradable and reusable, called Helm charts.
Helm can be used as a simple package manager to deploy readymade clusters for databases or search engines etc. Creating your own helm charts with your own services you can even add packages as dependencies, allowing you to deploy and upgrade complete solutions in a single command.
Helm has become the default package manager for kubernetes and has wide spread support for deployment tools and hosting services in the kubernetes echosystem.