Kubernetes 1.15: Enabling the Workloads

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  The last mile for any enterprise IT system is the application. In order to enable those applications to function properly, an entire ecosystem of services, APIs, databases and edge servers must exist. As Carl Sagan once said, “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” To […]

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No Downtime Upgrade for Red Hat Data Grid on Openshift

No Downtime Upgrade for Red Hat Data Grid on Openshift

In a blog post I wrote on the Red Hat Developer’s Blog, I wrote about multiple layers of security available while deploying Red Hat Data Grid on Red Hat Openshift. Another challenging problem I see for customer is performing a no downtime upgrade for Red Hat Data Grid images (published on Red Hat Container Catalog). […]

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Kubernetes Operators Best Practices

Kubernetes Operators Best Practices

Introduction Kubernetes Operators are processes connecting to the master API and watching for events, typically on a limited number of resource types. When a relevant event occurs, the operator reacts and performs a specific action. This may be limited to interacting with the master API only, but will often involve performing some action on some […]

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Pod Evictions based on Taints/Tolerations

Pod Evictions based on Taints/Tolerations

Red Hat OpenShift 4 is making an important and powerful change to the way pod evictions work. OpenShift has transitioned from using node conditions to using a Taint/Toleration based eviction process, which provides individual pods more control over how they are evicted. This new capability was added in Kubernetes 1.12 and enabled in OpenShift 4.1 […]

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From the Enterprisers Project: 5 Kubernetes Security Mistakes to Avoid

From the Enterprisers Project: 5 Kubernetes Security Mistakes to Avoid

Over on the Enterprisers Project, Kevin Casey has written a great little piece listing 5 Kubernetes security mistakes you should watch out for. From the piece: Consider the rise of Kubernetes in the enterprise: Like any tool or technology, it comes with security considerations. That’s not because Kubernetes is inherently risky or insecure – far from it. […]

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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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OpenShift Commons Gathering at Red Hat Summit Boston 2019 Recap [Videos and Slides]

OpenShift Commons Gathering at Red Hat Summit Boston 2019 Recap [Videos and Slides]

It’s a wrap! the OpenShift Commons Gathering at Red Hat Summit showcased 15 OpenShift Production Case Studies and technical updates from project engineers and architects.  The OpenShift Commons Gathering featured speakers from NASA, Volkswagen, UPS, RBC Microsoft Azure, VMWare and Red Hat’s CEO Jim Whitehurst! The OpenShift Commons Gathering at Red Hat Summit brought together […]

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Meet the Red Hat Monitoring Team at KubeCon EU 2019

Meet the Red Hat Monitoring Team at KubeCon EU 2019

  KubeCon Barcelona is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for a way to enhance the monitoring capabilities of your Red Hat OpenShift clusters, then you’ll want to attend the conference’s Thursday keynote, as well as a number of other talks by the team inside Red Hat that works on Prometheus. Now that […]

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Save the Date: OpenShift Commons Gathering at Red Hat Summit announces speakers from NASA, Volkswagen, Microsoft Azure and Eli Lilly

Save the Date: OpenShift Commons Gathering at Red Hat Summit announces speakers from NASA, Volkswagen, Microsoft Azure and Eli Lilly

Check out the packed Agenda for the OpenShift Commons Gathering in Boston on May 6th! The OpenShift Commons Gathering will feature speakers from NASA, Volkswagen, Microsoft Azure and Red Hat’s CEO Jim Whitehurst. The OpenShift Commons Gathering at Red Hat Summit brings together experts from all over the world to discuss the container technologies, operators, the […]

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