Liveness and Readiness Probes

Liveness and Readiness Probes

The scope of use Liveness and Readiness probes are Kubernetes capabilities that enable teams to make their containerised applications more reliable and robust. However, if used inappropriately they can result in none of the intended benefits, and can actually make a microservice based application unstable.  The purpose of each probe is quite simple and is […]

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Building an End-to-End 5G Cloud Native Network with OpenShift

Building an End-to-End 5G Cloud Native Network with OpenShift

In case you missed KubeCon 2019 in San Diego, the CNCF have been very diligent about putting the talks up online. That includes the 5G focused keynote delivered by Azhar Sayeed with Heather Kirksey (Linux Foundation) and Fu Qiao (China Mobile). A short summary of the talk is below, and naturally, the video is above. […]

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OpenShift 4 Pro Tip: Custom Branding

OpenShift 4 Pro Tip: Custom Branding

You can customize the OpenShift Container Platform web console to set a custom logo and product name. This is especially helpful if you need to tailor the web console to meet specific corporate or government requirements. Add a Custom Logo and Product Name Prerequisites Create a file of the logo that you want to use. […]

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Disaster Recovery with GitOps

Whether your OpenShift cluster(s) are hosted on-premise or in the cloud downtime happens. This could be a temporary outage or it can be an extended outage with no resolution in sight. This article will explain how GitOps can be used for the rapid redeployment of your Kubernetes objects. One important thing to note is that […]

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Federated Prometheus with Thanos Receive

Federated Prometheus with Thanos Receive

OpenShift Container Platform 4 comes with a Prometheus monitoring stack preconfigured. This stack is in charge of getting cluster metrics to ensure everything is working seamlessly, so cool, isn’t it? But what happens if we have more than one OpenShift cluster and we want to consume those metrics from a single tool, let me introduce […]

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OpenShift 4.2 vSphere Install Quickstart

In this blog we will go over how to get you up and running with an OpenShift 4.2 install on VMware vSphere. There are many methods to work with vSphere that allows automating in creating the necessary resources for installation. These include using Terraform and Ansible to help expedite the creation of resources. In this […]

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Building Cloud Native Apps that Scale with NuoDB on OpenShift – OpenShift Commons Briefing

  In this briefing, Joe Leslie, Senior Product Manager for NuoDB and Tom Gates (lead Operator developer) gives us an update/overview on Nuodb’s recently developed NuoDB Operator for OpenShift developed in Go. Joe walks us thru building cloud-native applications with a container-native SQL database leveraging OpenShift and NuoDB. He demos the NuoDB Operator, deploy a […]

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Introducing Red Hat OpenShift 4.2: Developers get an expanded and improved toolbox  

Introducing Red Hat OpenShift 4.2: Developers get an expanded and improved toolbox  

Today Red Hat announces Red Hat OpenShift 4.2 extending its commitment to simplifying and automating the cloud and empowering developers to innovate. Red Hat OpenShift 4, introduced in May, is the next generation of Red Hat’s trusted enterprise Kubernetes platform, reengineered to address the complexity of managing container-based applications in production systems. It is designed […]

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