DevOps teams are building their Kubernetes stacks using Operators. Platform-as-Code helps elevate these purpose-built Operator stacks to self serving environments for the end users.
Generic approach to simplify use of community or custom-made Operators
Simplify discovery, troubleshooting and monitoring of Custom Resources.
"New trend: Platform-as-Code, an evolution of IaaS and PaaS that decreases vendor lock-in by implementing and adopting cloud platform dependencies in declarative way. I think companies that will specialize in delivering on-premise solutions in this space will compete in the next decade."
- Facebook post by an Enterprise Architect