Alay Patel is a Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat. After actively contributing to the implementation of cluster-etcd-operator, a core control plane operator for OpenShift that manages control plane etcd, he is now involved with the migration engineering efforts. He has helped many customers in their journey from OpenShift 3 to OpenShift 4 by being involved in the Crane project and Konveyor community. He is passionate about software engineering patterns and problem-solving. OpenShifter during the day, K8s during the night.