[Podcast] PodCTL #33 – Operators Framework

[Podcast] PodCTL #33 - Operators Framework

This week’s show is about a very important announcement in the Kubernetes community – the Operators Framework. Created about 18 months ago by the team at CoreOS, Operators will become the defacto way in which applications will be deployed and operated on Kubernetes. Operators bring human operational knowledge in software, to reliably manage an application. Think […]

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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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What OpenShift Online & Dedicated Customers Should Know: Recent Source-to-Image Exposure

Red Hat recently announced information about CVE-2018-1102, a bug in the S2I (Source to Image) functionality of OpenShift Online and OpenShift Container Platform (OCP). This bug affects OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) versions 3.0 through 3.9, and the OpenShift Online service including our Starter, Pro, and Dedicated tiers. In response to this, the OpenShift Online Security […]

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to KubeCon Europe

The cloud native community is gathering in Copenhagen next week for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe! Here’s your guide to the talks and events you won’t want to miss. Meet the Red Hat and CoreOS team members all week long, May 1-4 at booth D-E01. Tuesday, May 1 6:00 p.m.: Join the OpenShift community for an […]

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Deploying to OpenShift – Our latest free eBook

Deploying to OpenShift - Our latest free eBook

OpenShift is recognised as the go-to distribution of Kubernetes for the enterprise. Like how the Linux kernel is much more useful when it’s packaged into the Red Hat Enterprise Linux distribution, OpenShift takes Kubernetes and adds the extra components required to turn it into a complete container platform you can use in your organization. At […]

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Moving Production Workloads to OpenShift Online

Moving Production Workloads to OpenShift Online

Working with OpenShift Online I work at Red Hat, helping customers evaluate Kubernetes and OpenShift through proofs-of-concept and workshops. Independently, I am also part of a startup providing mobile game analysis services for game developers. Those two activities have made me a user of Red Hat’s OpenShift Online platform since its initial release, based on […]

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OpenShift Commons Briefing: Network Security with OpenShift and Tigera CNX with Amita Gupta

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary In an earlier Commons briefing (#65), we discussed Tigera’s open source Project Calico, and how it enables simplified networking with secure network policies. In this briefing, Tigera’s Amit Gupta expanded on that topic today with an exploration of the additional features enabled by Tigera’s flagship CNX product, and a preview of […]

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Asynchronous Bind with the Automation Broker

Introduction In June 2017, Todd Sanders & John Matthews introduced readers to the Ansible Playbook Bundles (APB) and the Automation Broker. Back then, the broker was named Ansible Service Broker but it serves the same function today, in conjunction with APBs, deliver simple to complex multi-container services to OpenShift or Kubernetes. The Ansible Playbook Bundles […]

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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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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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