Part 1: How to Enable Hardware Accelerators on OpenShift

Part 1: How to Enable Hardware Accelerators on OpenShift

  Introduction Managing hardware accelerator cards like GPUs or high-performance NICs in Kubernetes is hard. The special payload (driver, device-plugin, monitoring stack deployment and advanced feature discovery), updates and upgrades, are tedious and error-prone tasks, and often third-party vendor knowledge is needed to accomplish these steps. The Special Resource Operator (SRO) is a template for […]

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OpenShift 4.1 Bare Metal Install Quickstart

OpenShift 4.1 Bare Metal Install Quickstart

In this blog we will go over how to get you up and running with a Red Hat OpenShift 4.1 Bare Metal install on pre-existing infrastructure. Although this quickstart focuses on the bare metal installer, this can also be seen as a “manual” way to install OpenShift 4.1. Moreover, this is also applicable to installing […]

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Introduction Fedora CoreOS (FCOS) with Benjamin Gilbert and Ben Breard (Red Hat) – OpenShift Commons Briefing

Introduction Fedora CoreOS (FCOS) with Benjamin Gilbert and Ben Breard (Red Hat) - OpenShift Commons Briefing

  Fedora CoreOS is the new container-centric operating system from the Fedora community and Red Hat. In this briefing, Benjamin Gilbert, Fedora CoreOS technical lead, and Ben Breard, product manager, describe how Fedora CoreOS supports immutable infrastructure to make clusters easier to manage and also discuss future development plans, including integration with OKD. Fedora CoreOS […]

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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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Kubernetes Guideposts for 2019

Kubernetes Guideposts for 2019

As we look ahead to 2019, we take a view of the industry of Kubernetes, containers, and cloud platforms. Here are some predictions on what we see ahead. 1. Kubernetes and containers are widely understood. Now it’s time for automated operations, agnostic of the underlying cloud provider. Having been open sourced in 2014 and used […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL – Reviewing KubeCon Seattle 2018

[Podcast] PodCTL - Reviewing KubeCon Seattle 2018

In 2016, just over a 1,000 people gathered in Seattle for the first “large” KubeCon event. Just two years later, the event had grow to over 8,000 attendees (+ a long waiting list). The event has always been billed at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, and this year’s event finally felt like the CloudNativeCon name desired equal […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL – Kube Security, Kube 1.13 and KubeCon

[Podcast] PodCTL  - Kube Security, Kube 1.13 and KubeCon

Heading into the week of KubeCon, we wanted to make sure that listeners had some basics to prepare them for a week of learning and announcements. We discussed the severe Kubernetes bug (Kubernetes Privilege Escalation Flaw) and available patches, all of the new features in Kubernetes 1.13, as some previews of things to expect from […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #54 – Have We Reached Kubernetes-Native Yet

[Podcast] PodCTL #54 - Have We Reached Kubernetes-Native Yet

As we close in on another KubeCon, it’s useful to examine how the industry has evolved to provide platforms and services that are optimized for the applications that drive business. The Kubernetes community has evolved from a 1st era (Google open sourced Kubernetes, CNCF was formed, early-early adopters) to 2nd era (adding many types of […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #52 – OpenShift 3.11 and OpenShift Container Engine

[Podcast] PodCTL #52 - OpenShift 3.11 and OpenShift Container Engine

Last week Red Hat announced the general availability of OpenShift Container Platform 3.11. This is an important release because it incorporates the first wave of technology from the CoreOS acquisition. This includes new visibility for Operations teams through the Cluster Console and integrated Prometheus monitoring and Grafana dashboards. It also added support for a number […]

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