Configuring your application, Part 1

Configuring your application, Part 1

Kubernetes 1.2, released more than a month ago, has brought many interesting additions to the Kubernetes platform, but there’s one, that relates to configuration management, that’s especially relevant for application developers, this is ConfigMap.

We will take advantage of this new feature in a real application that we will be promoting through different environments, from development through testing into production.

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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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