All-Flash Platform-as-a-Service: Pure Storage and Red Hat OpenShift Reference Architecture

All-Flash Platform-as-a-Service: Pure Storage and Red Hat OpenShift Reference Architecture

Pure Storage® is excited to announce a reference architecture for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, using both Pure Storage FlashArray and FlashBlade™ to provide all the underlying storage requirements. OpenShift Container Platform provides the processes, platforms and services required to create a modern Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering that can be used to easily deploy your on-prem […]

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OpenShift Online and Dedicated Response to Variant 4

On May 21, 2018, kernel patches were released for “Speculative Store Bypass” (also known as “Variant 4”), the latest bug related to the speculative execution vulnerabilities that first came to light under the names Spectre and Meltdown. When the initial vulnerabilities were announced, the remediations required a combination of software fixes in the Linux kernel […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #36 – VMs for Infrastructure or Isolation?

[Podcast] PodCTL #36 - VMs for Infrastructure or Isolation?

This week we asked ourselves a critical container question. What is the command that’s used to make containers completely? We’ve covered the many aspects of Container Security in previous shows, but over the last couple of weeks it seemed like the community was starting to believe that many VMs were the silver bullet for container security. […]

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OpenShift Router Sharding for Production and Development Traffic

OpenShift Router Sharding for Production and Development Traffic

As an OpenShift cluster grows by helping developers deliver features and applications faster, the efficiency of resource use becomes a central concern. Many OpenShift rollouts start with at least two physical clusters, one for development and one for production. While this has the perceived advantage of simplifying the mental model and some administrative aspects, OpenShift’s […]

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Using Ansible Galaxy Roles in Ansible Playbook Bundles

Using Ansible Galaxy Roles in Ansible Playbook Bundles

The Open Service Broker API standard aims to standardize how services (cloud, third-party, on-premise, legacy, etc) are delivered to applications running on cloud platforms like OpenShift. This allows applications to consume services the exact same way no matter on which cloud platform they are deployed. The service broker pluggable architecture enables admins to add third-party […]

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Enhanced OpenShift JBoss AMQ container image for production

AMQ image with secret

As a Solution Architect at Red Hat, I had the opportunity to run an « JBoss AMQ on OpenShift workshop » some weeks ago at a customer site. Working with AMQ for years outside OpenShift and having just played with the containerized version, I was astonished that some features were already there but not documented while some […]

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What OpenShift Online and Dedicated Customers Should Know About the Recent DHCP Vulnerability

Red Hat recently announced information about CVE-2018-1111, a vulnerability in the integration between Network Manager and DHCP present in Red Hat Enterprise Linux. OpenShift Online and Dedicated run on top of RHEL and as such have the vulnerable package installed. However, because each cluster is contained within individual private networks all of the common ways […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #35 – Kubernetes News & Events

[Podcast] PodCTL #35 - Kubernetes News & Events

The end of April and early May is the heart of the Spring tradeshow season, and this year it was packed with Kubernetes events and news. We look back at the Kubernetes-related news and trends coming out of Cloud Foundry Summit, KubeCon/CloudNativeCon and Red Hat Summit. The show will always be available on this blog […]

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Partner Spotlight: Couchbase

Partner Spotlight: Couchbase

The OpenShift Partner Spotlight is a recurring series that highlights the integration work our partners have done with OpenShift. This month’s featured partner is Couchbase. Let’s start with an introduction: Name, role, and how long you’ve been with Couchbase? My name is Kevin Holder and I have been with Couchbase for 2.5 years. I am […]

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