Che runs on three groups of components:
- Che server components
Manage User namespace and workspaces. The main component is the User dashboard, from which users control their workspaces.
- Dev Workspace operator
Creates and controls the necessary Kubernetes objects to run User workspaces. Including
- User workspaces
Container-based development environments, the IDE included.
The role of these Kubernetes features is central:
- Dev Workspace Custom Resources
Valid Kubernetes objects representing the User workspaces and manipulated by Che. It is the communication channel for the three groups of components.
- Kubernetes role-based access control (RBAC)
Controls access to all resources.