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ChatGPT & Botkube Kubernetes Integration

Pawel has introduced the latest addition to Botkube's repertoire, the doctor plugin, alongside several other plugins available for integration. This new ChatGPT plugin allows users to create custom integrations, empowering them with intelligent and versatile functionalities for their Botkube experience. In a detailed help article, Pawel guides users through building and utilizing the doctor plugin to enhance their interactions and obtain valuable insights.

ChatGPT is a large language model (LLM) from OpenAI that can be used to help DevOps engineers and platform engineers deploy applications to Kubernetes. Users still have to open a new tab or ping the OpenAI API in order to use the benefits of ChatGPT Kubernetes. It can be used to:

  • Generating a Kubernetes manifest for a new application.
  • Automating the deployment of a new application to Kubernetes.
  • Testing a Kubernetes deployment for compliance with security policies.
  • Troubleshooting a Kubernetes deployment that is not working properly.
  • Documenting a Kubernetes deployment for future reference.

ChatGPT is still under development, but it has the potential to be a valuable tool for DevOps engineers and platform engineers who deploy applications to Kubernetes. After seeing the benefits that Chat GPT can bring deploying applications into Kubernetes, a common question is how can we get that help faster? This is where the Botkube Kubernetes AI assistant comes into help!

ChatGPT + Botkube K8s Integration (No Installation Needed!)

Botkube's Kubernetes AI Assistant: Now Even Smarter with Version 1.11

Botkube's Kubernetes AI Assistant is a powerful integration that leverages the capabilities of a large language model to troubleshoot Kubernetes issues directly within your preferred chat platform. With version 1.11, the AI Assistant has been significantly enhanced to provide deeper insights and greater automation for an even more seamless experience. It also uses the latest version of GPT 4-0 LLM along with the other known cluster information to pull answers from a custom data set for your cluster!

New in Version 1.11:

The AI Assistant now directly integrates with your Kubernetes cluster, actively monitoring and analyzing pods, namespaces, services, and other resources. This allows it to:

  • Proactively identify issues: The AI Assistant detects potential problems in real-time, such as pod failures, resource constraints, or configuration errors, even before they escalate.
  • Validate service health: It confirms if services are running and accessible, ensuring your applications are available and performing as expected.
  • Provide context-aware recommendations: By understanding the current state of your cluster, the AI Assistant offers tailored suggestions and solutions specific to your environmen.

How it Works:

  1. Seamless Integration: Connect Botkube to your Kubernetes cluster and your preferred chat platform (e.g., Slack, Teams).
  2. Real-time Monitoring: The AI Assistant continuously observes your cluster, analyzing events and logs for potential issues.
  3. Intelligent Troubleshooting: When a problem is detected, the AI Assistant sends notifications to your chat platform, along with relevant context and actionable recommendations.
  4. Interactive Collaboration: Team members can discuss and resolve issues within the chat platform, leveraging the AI Assistant's expertise and insights.
Controlling Kubernetes Namespaces with AI Assistant
Using the Kubernetes AI Assistant to control Namespaces


  • Accelerated Troubleshooting: Quickly identify and resolve Kubernetes problems, reducing downtime and improving system reliability.
  • Enhanced Observability: Gain deeper insights into your cluster's health and performance, empowering you to take proactive measures.
  • Improved Collaboration: Streamline communication and troubleshooting workflows within your team's familiar chat environment.
  • Increased Productivity: Automate routine tasks and empower team members to self-service, freeing up valuable time for other priorities.

Unlock the full potential of Kubernetes with Botkube's Kubernetes AI Assistant!