Ansible Container: Building a Bridge to OpenShift

Ansible Container: Building a Bridge to OpenShift

We started the Ansible Container project earlier this year with two goals in mind. The first is to make it possible to build container images using an Ansible playbook. The second is to provide a simple, repeatable workflow for taking containers developed on a laptop and deploying them in the cloud.

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Looking ahead to 2017 for OpenShift

Looking ahead to 2017 for OpenShift

As we flip the calendar ahead to 2017, it’s time to look forward to the big trends that we believe will shape the next 12 months. These aren’t “predictions”, but rather an amplification of trends that the OpenShift team has seen emerging in 2016 and we believe will become more mainstream in 2017.   Vertical Industry Collaboration Whether […]

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Red Hat Announces OpenShift Commons Gathering March 28th in Berlin

Red Hat Announces OpenShift Commons Gathering March 28th in Berlin

The OpenShift Commons Gathering will bring together the brightest technical minds to discuss the future of OpenShift and its related upstream open source projects. With OpenShift Container Platform quickly gaining adoption around the world, the OpenShift Commons Gathering will feature talks from upstream project leads, thought leaders, and case studies from users like Red Hat, Google, Microsoft Azure, Amadeus, T-Systems, Amadeus, Volvo, CNCF, CoreOS, Weave and more. This event will also include face-to-face meetings for all the OpenShift Commons Special Interest Groups and allow ample time for peer-to-peer networking.

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Zero Downtime Upgrades with Openshift Ansible

Zero Downtime Upgrades with Openshift Ansible

OpenShift Ansible’s upgrade process has been designed to leverage the HA capabilities of OpenShift and allow for performing a complete cluster upgrade, without any application outages. Doing so is heavily dependent on the nature of your application as well as the capacity of your cluster. However, this post will cover how we perform upgrades, and demonstrate one without causing downtime for a sample application.

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Red Hat Brings Application-Awareness to Kubernetes

Red Hat Brings Application-Awareness to Kubernetes

Over the last few weeks, we’ve written a lot about why Red Hat OpenShift is strategically aligned to Kubernetes, as well as why we believe that OpenShift is the most Enterprise-Ready Kubernetes offering in the marketplace today. With the investment that Red Hat has made over the past several years, along with the rapid growth […]

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Running a MariaDB Galera Cluster on OpenShift

Running a MariaDB Galera Cluster on OpenShift

In this post, we’ll show you how you can run a MariaDB Galera Cluster on top of the OpenShift Container Platform. For making this possible we’re using a feature called PetSets, which is currently in the Tech Preview status in OpenShift. For those who don’t know it, MariaDB Galera Cluster is a multi-master solution for MariaDB/MySQL that provides an easy-to-use high-availability solution allowing zero-downtime maintenance and scalability.

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