Building IT Transformation Architecture with Red Hat OpenShift

Building IT Transformation Architecture with Red Hat OpenShift

In the era of mobile applications, business challenges to the enterprise IT organizations are more dynamic than ever. Many enterprises have difficulties responding in time because of the inherent complexity and risk of integrating emerging technologies into existing IT architectures. In this article, I will share my experience on how to utilize Red Hat OpenShift […]

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Red Hat Takes Home a Trio of CODiE Awards

Red Hat Takes Home a Trio of CODiE Awards

It was a big awards night for Red Hat, recently, as three of our products won best in category business technology awards. The 2019 SIIA CODiE Awards have been distributed for over 30 years, now. They are the only peer-recognized program in the business and ed tech industries. In the words of the awards body, […]

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Using Kubernetes Operators to Manage Let’s Encrypt SSL/TLS Certificates for Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated

Using Kubernetes Operators to Manage Let’s Encrypt SSL/TLS Certificates for Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated

Overview Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated is an enterprise Kubernetes application platform hosted on public cloud providers and managed by Red Hat Site Reliability Engineering (SRE). OpenShift Dedicated enables companies to implement a flexible, hybrid cloud IT strategy by connecting to their datacenter with minimal infrastructure and operating expenses. Valid SSL certificates are part of the […]

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No Downtime Upgrade for Red Hat Data Grid on Openshift

No Downtime Upgrade for Red Hat Data Grid on Openshift

In a blog post I wrote on the Red Hat Developer’s Blog, I wrote about multiple layers of security available while deploying Red Hat Data Grid on Red Hat Openshift. Another challenging problem I see for customer is performing a no downtime upgrade for Red Hat Data Grid images (published on Red Hat Container Catalog). […]

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Red Hat OpenShift 4 is Now Available

Red Hat OpenShift 4 is Now Available

  As of today, Red Hat OpenShift 4 is generally available to Red Hat customers. This rearchitecting in how we install, upgrade and manage the platform also brings with it the power of Kubernetes Operators, Red Hat Enterprise Linux CoreOS, and the Istio-based OpenShift Service Mesh. As transformational as our open hybrid cloud platform can […]

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Software Defined Storage: The Next Killer App for Cloud

Software Defined Storage: The Next Killer App for Cloud

  It’s never going to be possible to completely disconnect software from hardware. Indeed, hardware development is having a bit of a rebirth as young developers rediscover things like the 6502, homebrew computing, and 8-bit assembly languages. If this keeps going, in 20 years developers will reminisce fondly and build hobby projects in early IoT […]

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From the Enterprisers Project: 5 Kubernetes Security Mistakes to Avoid

From the Enterprisers Project: 5 Kubernetes Security Mistakes to Avoid

Over on the Enterprisers Project, Kevin Casey has written a great little piece listing 5 Kubernetes security mistakes you should watch out for. From the piece: Consider the rise of Kubernetes in the enterprise: Like any tool or technology, it comes with security considerations. That’s not because Kubernetes is inherently risky or insecure – far from it. […]

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Requesting and installing Let’s Encrypt Certificates for OpenShift 4

Requesting and installing Let's Encrypt Certificates for OpenShift 4

Overview Red Hat OpenShift uses certificates to encrypt the communication with the Web Console as well as applications exposed as Routes. Without any further customization the install process will create self-signed certificates. While these work they usually trigger severe security warnings about unknown certificates in Web Browsers when accessing either the Web Console or any […]

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Succeeding with Red Hat OpenShift and VMware’s Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC)

Succeeding with Red Hat OpenShift and VMware’s Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC)

This is a guest post by VMware’s Robbie Jerrom. Robbie works alongside some of VMware’s largest customers in Europe as they focus on bringing Modern and Cloud-Native applications and platforms to their VMware Software-Defined Datacenter. Prior to joining VMware, Robbie spent a decade as a Software Engineer building Enterprise software such as Java virtual machines, […]

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