What’s New in OpenShift 3.4 – Cluster Management

What’s New in OpenShift 3.4 – Cluster Management

By any means you choose to measure, Kubernetes is one of the most popular and comprehensive open source projects in the container space. It is a unique community of individuals and corporations coming together to solve some of the most complex problems in the containerization of cloud native and stateful application services. Red Hat continues to be a thought leader in the community and a company that offers robust and enterprise-ready solutions based on the platform. Today we announce OpenShift Container Platform 3.4! Let Red Hat help you get on a successful path with your container project today.

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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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Cross-Cluster Image Promotion Techniques

Cross-Cluster Image Promotion Techniques

Many organizations decide to have multiple container clusters to segregate different environments. This leads to the problem of how to move container images created in one cluster to another cluster. The need to move images across cluster typically arises when one needs to implement a promotion process where the next environment for the given app is not in the same cluster as the current environment. This situation is common regardless of the container cluster manager and delivery pipeline being used. In this article, I will assume using OpenShift as the container cluster manager and Jenkins as the delivery pipeline tool.

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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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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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