OpenShift Commons Briefing: Deep Dive AIOps, Autoscaling and Scheduling on OpenShift with Jeremy Wei (Prophetstor)

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary In this briefing, Prophetstor’s Jeremy Wei demonstrate using AIOps technologies to empower OpenShift scaler/scheduler to help ensure the operation of containers, and eliminate noisy neighbors by accurately predicting resource demand/ supply, performance and HW failure. Jeremy demonstrates using Prophetstor’s Federator on OpenShift to: HW failure prediction (ex. If a Ceph OSD […]

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Istio on OpenShift: Technology Preview of Service Mesh Now Available

Istio on OpenShift: Technology Preview of Service Mesh Now Available

  We’re happy to announce the availability of our first technology preview of the Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh, based on the Istio Project. The advancement of application/software development practices combined with technology/practice improvements in software delivery have resulted in a proliferation of application instances within many organizations. Whether these are macro/monoliths, “mini” services, or […]

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Introducing Red Hat Quay

Introducing Red Hat Quay

Embracing container orchestration has many implications for an enterprises’ technology stack. An image registry becomes a critical component of the deployment pipeline. Red Hat Quay is a mature enterprise-centric container image registry which has a rich history of meeting the needs of cloud native technologists. When Red Hat acquired CoreOS earlier this year, we were […]

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Why Red Hat and Microsoft are Bringing Managed OpenShift to Azure

As the alliance between Red Hat and Microsoft has evolved over the last couple years, many people have wondered how one time competitors could be aligning on so many initiatives. Our collaboration spans open source projects, the adoption of Linux in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, to high performance databases and application development tools. The latest […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #50 – Listener Mailbag Questions

[Podcast] PodCTL #50 - Listener Mailbag Questions

As the community around PodCTL has grown (~8000 weekly listeners) we’ve constantly asked them to give us feedback on topics to discuss and areas where they want to learn. This week we discussed and answered a number of questions about big data and analytics, application deployments, routing security, and storage deployment models. The show will […]

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Kubernetes Ingress vs OpenShift Route

Kubernetes Ingress vs OpenShift Route

Although pods and services have their own IP addresses on Kubernetes, these IP addresses are only reachable within the Kubernetes cluster and not accessible to the outside clients. The Ingress object in Kubernetes, although still in beta, is designed to signal the Kubernetes platform that a certain service needs to be accessible to the outside […]

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Kubernetes: Naming Things

Kubernetes: Naming Things

An old saying goes something like this: there are only two hard problems in computer science, namely cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors. We will focus on the naming things topic in the context of Kubernetes, here. As YAML, erm, Kubernetes engineers we are painfully familiar with structures like the following: type: human id: […]

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Increasing Security of Istio Deployments by Removing the Need for Privileged Containers

Increasing Security of Istio Deployments by Removing the Need for Privileged Containers

With the 1.0 release, Istio is preparing itself for prime time by companies developing container-native applications with a desire for adopting a service mesh solution. However, there is a potential issue that may slow down the adoption rate: Pods that belong to the Istio mesh require elevated privileges in order to function properly. In this […]

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Installing OKD 3.10 on a Single Host

  OpenShift Origin, our Red Hat distribution of Kubernetes, was recently renamed to OKD and you may want to give it a try yourself. I find that developers often ask how to get started with OKD, as they don’t have a lot of experience with systems administration tasks. For that reason, I created a video […]

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Deploying a React App with an Express Backend on OpenShift

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A few weeks ago, I joined the OpenShift team as a Developer Advocate. To help me get a better understanding of the platform, I went through the process of building and deploying a React app on Red Hat OpenShift Online. After trying the standard Create React App and the Node.js sample repository, I built an app that has both a React […]

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