Introducing OpenShift Commons

Introducing OpenShift Commons

Today, Red Hat announced OpenShift Commons, a community for connecting OpenShift’s diverse groups of customers, contributors, operators, cloud providers and partners directly with each other and with the best of breed open source technology initiatives incorporated in OpenShift. At launch, the list of OpenShift Commons participants includes more than 30 member companies and spans multiple […]

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Open Source or Open Core: Why Should You Care?

“It’s never going to be used for real workloads.” Some form of that refrain was always bandied about as Linux gained popularity. It seemed incredible that a decade ago, software that was put together by a bunch of folks in their spare time, completely in the open – without a formal management structure to guide […]

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Connecting to an External Oracle Database

This article explains how to connect to an Oracle database using the Kitchensink QuickStart as an example. I am assuming that the OpenShift environment you are using would have network connectivity to the Oracle database servers. This application uses JBossEAP cartridge. Once you know how to connect to the external Oracle database using this example, […]

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Crowd-Sourcing the OpenShift Developer Portal

Crowd-Sourcing the OpenShift Developer Portal

We’re happy to announce that the OpenShift Developer Portal is now open for feedback and new content requests via GitHub Issues. Please don’t hesitate to let us know if there’s something that should be added or changed. We’re now also accepting public pull requests – you can find instructions for contributing in the project’s README […]

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Upcoming: DevNexus – March 10-12, 2015

Look for the OpenShift team in the Red Hat booth at DevNexus in Atlanta, Georgia. Join over 1500 developers for 6 workshops, 12 tracks and 120 presentations from internationally acclaimed presenters and technologists. Steve Pousty will also be giving a talk on Microservices.

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Cartoskill by Arunava Dey | New in the App Gallery

Cartoskill by Arunava Dey | New in the App Gallery

Cartoskill was an app created on OpenShify using PHP and MySQL by Arunava Dey.

Cartoskill demonstrates spatial data visualization. It includes both static and interactive visuals. While the static visuals are more inclined towards data designing, the interactive visuals are complex database supported visuals. In a nutshell, it is a cartographer’s portfolio.

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Sharing a Database Across Applications

Sharing a Database Across Applications

OpenShift provides different types of cartridges that include languages, web frameworks, application servers, databases etc. Some of these cartridges such as PHP, Python, Perl, JBossEWS/Tomcat, and JBossEAP are required to create an application on OpenShift. The other cartridges such as databases are embedded cartridges as these cartridges cannot be used on their own to create applications. So […]

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