Scaling Java Containers

Scaling Java Containers

As enterprises increasingly learn about the advantages of deploying containerized applications, it is important to address a misconception that JVM does not play nicely in the cloud, especially when it comes to memory management. While it is true that many JVMs may not come out of the box perfectly configured to run in an elastic […]

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Istio on OpenShift: Technology Preview of Service Mesh Now Available

Istio on OpenShift: Technology Preview of Service Mesh Now Available

  We’re happy to announce the availability of our first technology preview of the Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh, based on the Istio Project. The advancement of application/software development practices combined with technology/practice improvements in software delivery have resulted in a proliferation of application instances within many organizations. Whether these are macro/monoliths, “mini” services, or […]

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Introducing Red Hat Quay

Introducing Red Hat Quay

Embracing container orchestration has many implications for an enterprises’ technology stack. An image registry becomes a critical component of the deployment pipeline. Red Hat Quay is a mature enterprise-centric container image registry which has a rich history of meeting the needs of cloud native technologists. When Red Hat acquired CoreOS earlier this year, we were […]

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Why Red Hat and Microsoft are Bringing Managed OpenShift to Azure

As the alliance between Red Hat and Microsoft has evolved over the last couple years, many people have wondered how one time competitors could be aligning on so many initiatives. Our collaboration spans open source projects, the adoption of Linux in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, to high performance databases and application development tools. The latest […]

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Kubernetes Ingress vs OpenShift Route

Kubernetes Ingress vs OpenShift Route

Although pods and services have their own IP addresses on Kubernetes, these IP addresses are only reachable within the Kubernetes cluster and not accessible to the outside clients. The Ingress object in Kubernetes, although still in beta, is designed to signal the Kubernetes platform that a certain service needs to be accessible to the outside […]

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Increasing Security of Istio Deployments by Removing the Need for Privileged Containers

Increasing Security of Istio Deployments by Removing the Need for Privileged Containers

With the 1.0 release, Istio is preparing itself for prime time by companies developing container-native applications with a desire for adopting a service mesh solution. However, there is a potential issue that may slow down the adoption rate: Pods that belong to the Istio mesh require elevated privileges in order to function properly. In this […]

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Providing Applications and Services Worldwide Easily and Quickly at Porsche Informatik

Providing Applications and Services Worldwide Easily and Quickly at Porsche Informatik

This post was originally published here. The automobile industry is undergoing the biggest transformation in its 100-plus year history – and automotive trade is changing just as dramatically. Digitization has become at once a major competitive factor and a catalyst, influencing every company in the industry, while simultaneously proving to be a resource to be taken […]

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What OpenShift Online customers should know about L1TF

On Aug. 14, 2018, information was released about another set of “speculative execution” issues with Intel microprocessor hardware known as “L1 Terminal Fault”.  As with earlier issues like Spectre and Meltdown, this information was coordinated with the release of updated software solutions to help mitigate the issue. At the time the embargo was lifted, the […]

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Intelligence and Security for Container-Based Applications through Avi Networks and OpenShift

Intelligence and Security for Container-Based Applications through Avi Networks and OpenShift

In the final post of this series I will provide an overview of the intelligence and analytics capabilities of the OpenShift and Avi Networks solution. Visibility and trust are critically important for deploying containerized workloads, and Avi Networks brings improved monitoring and analytics tools to the OpenShift ecosystem. Monitoring/Analytics Application owners and operators need to […]

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