OpenShift and Network Security Zones: Coexistence Approaches

OpenShift and Network Security Zones: Coexistence Approaches

Introduction Kubernetes and consequently OpenShift adopt a flat Software Defined Network (SDN) model, which means that all pods in the SDN are in the same logical network. Traditional network implementations adopt a zoning model in which different networks or zones are dedicated to specific purposes, with very strict communication rules between each zone. When implementing […]

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OpenShift Commons Briefing: The State of FaaS on Kubernetes

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary FaaS (Function-as-a-Service) or serverless as some call it is a promising compute paradigm suitable for event-driven scenarios. In this briefing, Red Hat’s Michael Hausenblas and Brian Gracely reviewed the current open source offerings for FaaS on Kubernetes (Apache Open Whisk, kubeless, OpenFaaS, etc.) and discussed pros/cons both on an architectural level […]

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Kerberos Sidecar Container

Kerberos Sidecar Container

Introduction I was recently asked to help a customer with their app containerization. They had a number of existing applications that used Kerberos to authenticate with external services, for example, using the Microsoft ODBC Driver for SQL Server. The challenge facing this team was how best to implement the Kerberos client for processes running in […]

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Unified Container Monitoring and Security on OpenShift with Sysdig

Unified Container Monitoring and Security on OpenShift with Sysdig

The Sysdig Container Intelligence Platform is now offered as a Red Hat Certified Image The Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform helps developers easily and quickly develop, build, and deploy container-native applications in nearly any infrastructure, public or private. But as you move from development to a large scale production environment, monitoring and security take center […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL Basics – Windows Containers & Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL Basics - Windows Containers & Kubernetes

It’s been a while since we did a “PodCTL Basics” show (see: Kubernetes, Linux Containers, Containerizing an Application,┬áServices Meshes), but we’ve heard a lot of questions about Windows Containers, so we thought it was time to review the basics. In this short show, we talk about the differences between Linux and Windows containers, the dependencies […]

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Partner Spotlight: NetApp

Partner Spotlight: NetApp

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 NetApp. NetApp has participated in a number of different integrations with OpenShift, including Trident, their open source storage orchestrator for containers. Let’s start with an introduction: Name, role, and how long […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #31 – Reviewing Kubernetes 1.10

[Podcast] PodCTL #31 - Reviewing Kubernetes 1.10

Like clockwork, a new release of Kubernetes comes out every quarter. And with the arrival of Spring comes Kubernetes 1.10. Stability, Security, Networking and Storage are front of center of the new release. This week we dig into the 1.10 release and highlight some of the features that we believe will have the biggest impact […]

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Announcing the OpenShift Container Platform 3.9 GA

OpenShift Container Platform 3.9 is generally available today! As always, release notes, downloads, and other information are available on the Red Hat OpenShift customer portal. OCP 3.9 contains our usual nods to enhanced security and usability, including new central auditing capabilities, console time-outs, and improved service catalog workflows. CRI-O, an OCI-compliant implementation of the Kubernetes […]

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