Leveraging the Crunchy PostgreSQL Operator on OpenShift for Efficient Database Management

Leveraging the Crunchy PostgreSQL Operator on OpenShift for Efficient Database Management

Red Hat OpenShift brings an environment to simplify harnessing the power of Kubernetes for managing a suite of stateless applications, but applications that maintain state (e.g. databases) often require a little bit more work. Often on teams, there are people dedicated to managing the requirements, configurations, deployment for stateful applications in their production environment and […]

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Introducing the Operator Framework: Building Apps on Kubernetes

Introducing the Operator Framework: Building Apps on Kubernetes

To help make it easier to build Kubernetes applications, Red Hat and the Kubernetes open source community today share the Operator Framework – an open source toolkit designed to manage Kubernetes native applications, called Operators, in a more effective, automated, and scalable way. Operators are Kubernetes applications You may be familiar with Operators from the […]

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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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From Templates to Openshift Helm Charts

From Templates to Openshift Helm Charts

Motivation OpenShift is an application platform built around a Kubernetes core. Distilling decades of experience with container clusters, Kubernetes has quickly become the defacto system for orchestrating containers on Linux. OpenShift employs standard Kubernetes mechanisms to maintain compatibility with both interfaces and techniques, but as an enterprise distribution, ready for production deployment and day-zero support […]

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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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