Part 1: How to Enable Hardware Accelerators on OpenShift

Part 1: How to Enable Hardware Accelerators on OpenShift

  Introduction Managing hardware accelerator cards like GPUs or high-performance NICs in Kubernetes is hard. The special payload (driver, device-plugin, monitoring stack deployment and advanced feature discovery), updates and upgrades, are tedious and error-prone tasks, and often third-party vendor knowledge is needed to accomplish these steps. The Special Resource Operator (SRO) is a template for […]

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OpenShift 4.3: Deploy Applications with Helm 3

OpenShift 4.3: Deploy Applications with Helm 3

Helm is a package manager for Kubernetes which helps users create templated packages called Helm Charts to include all Kubernetes resources that are required to deploy a particular application. Helm then assists with installing the Helm Chart on Kubernetes, and afterwards it can upgrade or rollback the installed package when new versions are available. Helm […]

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Top Kubernetes Operators advancing across the Operator Capability Model

Top Kubernetes Operators advancing across the Operator Capability Model

At KubeCon North America 2019 we highlighted what it means to deliver a mature Kubernetes Operator. A Kubernetes Operator is a method of packaging, deploying and managing a Kubernetes application. The key attribute of an Operator is the active, ongoing management of the application, including failover, backups, upgrades and autoscaling, just like a cloud service. […]

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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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Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification

Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification

Last week at Red Hat Summit we announced Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification. We’re excited to be able to offer an ecosystem of certified Operators for enterprise applications embedded in Red Hat OpenShift. Red Hat OpenShift Certified Operators offer consistent packaging, deployment and lifecycle management of applications across all OpenShift 4 footprints. At the time […]

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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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OpenShift Commons Briefing: State of the Operators with Daniel Messer (Red Hat)

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary In this briefing, Red Hat’s Daniel Messer gives an in-depth look at the state of Kubernetes Operators. He also delves into the Operator Framework, SDK,  Lifecycle Manager and the Operator Hub. Access the slides from this briefing: State of the Operators – Commons Briefing 02-19-2019 Join the Community at the Upcoming OpenShift […]

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OpenShift 4: A NoOps Platform

OpenShift 4: A NoOps Platform

In the previous post I described the goals that helped shape the OpenShift 4 vision.  We want to make the day to day of software operations effortless – for operations teams and for developers.  How do we make that goal – a NoOps platform for operations – a reality? What does “NoOps” mean in this […]

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Kubernetes Guideposts for 2019

Kubernetes Guideposts for 2019

As we look ahead to 2019, we take a view of the industry of Kubernetes, containers, and cloud platforms. Here are some predictions on what we see ahead. 1. Kubernetes and containers are widely understood. Now it’s time for automated operations, agnostic of the underlying cloud provider. Having been open sourced in 2014 and used […]

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