Best of Breed Python Web Hosting

Best of Breed Python Web Hosting

I’m Graham Dumpleton and I recently joined Red Hat as a Developer Evangelist on the OpenShift team. I am based out of Sydney Australia and will be representing Red Hat in the Asia Pacific region.

For those who don’t already know me, I have been quite active in the Python developer community for many years. I am most well known as being the author of mod_wsgi, a module for hosting Python web applications in conjunction with the Apache HTTP server. Apache combined with mod_wsgi is the default way of hosting Python web applications using the Python cartridge under OpenShift, so if you are already using Python with OpenShift there is a good chance you would be using mod_wsgi.

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Part 1: From App to OpenShift (Runtimes and Templates)

Part 1: From App to OpenShift (Runtimes and Templates)

This is Part 1 of a 2 part series of blogs that will help you bringing your applications into OpenShift.

OpenShift 3 allows you to deploy your application to the cloud and the great thing is it doesn’t matter if your cloud is public, private, or even hybrid. Typically, the PaaS platform (OpenShift in this case) will provide a set of predefined runtimes that a developer can use to deploy an application on top of. This developer does not need to worry about the infrastructure, the runtime setup, or the configuration, he/she would just need to focus on their application, and what runtime to use. The PaaS platform will take care of sewing it all together and running it.

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