Crictl Vs Podman

As people continue to adopt CRI-O as a new container runtime for Kubernetes I am hearing questions from administrators who are confused whether they should use Crictl or Podman to diagnose and understand what is going on in a Kubernetes node. This is not one or the other — these tools are complementary, and this […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #42 – Kubernetes 1.11 Released

[Podcast] PodCTL #42 - Kubernetes 1.11 Released

Like clockwork, the Kubernetes community continues to release quarterly updates to the rapidly expanding project. With the 1.11 release, we see a number of new capabilities being added across a number of different domains – infrastructure services, scheduling services, routing services, storage services, and broader CRD versioning capabilities that will improve the ability to not […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #41 – Dissecting Kubernetes Surveys

[Podcast] PodCTL #41 - Dissecting Kubernetes Surveys

In a world of open source projects, privately funded companies, one-off cloud services and a mix of public companies, it can often be difficult to determine hype from trends from real usage. This week we took a look at several recent reports, both data-usage and user-surveys to better understand how information about containers and Kubernetes […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #40 – Scaling OpenShift Roadshows

[Podcast] PodCTL #40 - Scaling OpenShift Roadshows

Summertime is typically a slow news cycle for technology, so some people find time to relax, while others use it as an opportunity to learning something new. One activity that draws lots of people eager to learn are the OpenShift roadshow, where both Application Developers and IT Operations can get hands-on with OpenShift and related […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #39 – CI/CD and Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #39 - CI/CD and Kubernetes

One of the characteristics of the most successful deployments of OpenShift are the CI/CD pipelines that enable application integrations. This week we dove into a question from a listener – “Can you talk more about best practices for integrating CI/CD systems into Kubernetes?“ Brian and Tyler talk about the latest news from the Kubernetes community, […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #38 – A Beginner’s Guide to Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #38 - A Beginner's Guide to Kubernetes

Kubernetes community now has 10 releases (2.5yrs) of software and experience. We just finished KubeCon Copenhagen, OpenShift Commons Gathering and Red Hat Summit and we heard lots of companies talk about their deployments and journeys. But many of them took a while (12-18) months to get to where they are today. This feels like the […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #37 – How to Deploy Applications to Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #37 - How to Deploy Applications to Kubernetes

This week we received a question from a listener that asked a common question: I was interested to know if you guys could talk a little more about the relationship between: OpenShift templates
 Helm templates
 CoreOS Operators With all of the innovation happening within Kubernetes and around the Kubernetes ecosystem, sometimes it can be difficult […]

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VNC Desktop with Automation Broker

VNC Desktop with Automation Broker

We recently had the idea to create a VNC Desktop APB that would deploy a pod running VNC. The idea was that this might be useful for troubleshooting connectivity issues within the cluster by including a web browser along with the bind-utils and net-tools packages. As with most APB’s we’ve developed, there were several iterations […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #36 – VMs for Infrastructure or Isolation?

[Podcast] PodCTL #36 - VMs for Infrastructure or Isolation?

This week we asked ourselves a critical container question. What is the command that’s used to make containers completely? We’ve covered the many aspects of Container Security in previous shows, but over the last couple of weeks it seemed like the community was starting to believe that many VMs were the silver bullet for container security. […]

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Using Ansible Galaxy Roles in Ansible Playbook Bundles

Using Ansible Galaxy Roles in Ansible Playbook Bundles

The Open Service Broker API standard aims to standardize how services (cloud, third-party, on-premise, legacy, etc) are delivered to applications running on cloud platforms like OpenShift. This allows applications to consume services the exact same way no matter on which cloud platform they are deployed. The service broker pluggable architecture enables admins to add third-party […]

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