Fast Iterative Java Development on OpenShift/Kubernetes Using Rsync

Fast Iterative Java Development on OpenShift/Kubernetes Using Rsync

The key to a good development environment almost always comes down to how long it takes for changes you make to take effect. With any compiled language, there is often a lot of setup work involved to optimize deployment speed. Thankfully, one of the promises of containers is it allows for patterns to be standardized and repackaged as reusable images that do a lot of the heavy lifting for you.

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Announcing Easy Interactive OpenShift Tutorials for Developers

Announcing Easy Interactive OpenShift Tutorials for Developers

The OpenShift Developer Evangelist team is happy to release the first iteration of our work with Katacoda – interactive OpenShift tutorials! The idea with these tutorials is that you get your own individual OpenShift environment with instructions right next to it. You can work through the instructions at your own pace but you are using a fully-functioning OpenShift environment with working URLs and all.

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Not Ready for Microservices? Evolutions and Alternatives

Not Ready for Microservices? Evolutions and Alternatives

Why did the chicken cross the road? As the old saying goes, to get the other side. Why did the company move to microservices? That answer isn’t nearly as simple. While the buzz around microservices continues to grow, it can be valuable to look at various paths that companies take to achieve their ultimate goals […]

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OpenShift Container Platform Reference Architecture Implementation Guides

OpenShift Container Platform Reference Architecture Implementation Guides

We’ve got a design for your next cloud-based container deployment.

An inordinate amount of time can be spent researching and debating architectural decisions, tooling, parameters, or a required sequence of tasks when trying to deploy a project to the cloud. Start your project on the right foot and take advantage of the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Reference Architecture implementation guides!

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Five Key Takeaways from KubeCon 2016

Five Key Takeaways from KubeCon 2016

Now that KubeCon 2016 is over, we have some time to reflect on the State of the Kubernetes project and communities, the event itself, and the marketplace going forward into 2017. Red Hat has been a part of this community since well before it was launched, but it’s incredibly important to understand how a community evolves over time. If you we’re able to attend the events in Seattle, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has posted all of the videos online. Looking back on the events in Seattle, here are five key takeways that will continue to shape the community and market for the next few years.

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What is Enterprise-Ready Kubernetes?

What is Enterprise-Ready Kubernetes?

Over two years ago, the OpenShift team made a critical decision to support both Docker containers and the emerging Kubernetes project. At the time, that decision was a classic innovator’s dilemma. Their challenge at the time was not unlike the conversations that we have with customers on a daily basis. How can their company make a transition towards becoming a more digital-native company? How can their company get there without abandoning all of their existing investments, or giving up some existing advantages they have in their marketplace? How can they avoid building a DIY platform?

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Why Red Hat Chose Kubernetes for OpenShift

Why Red Hat Chose Kubernetes for OpenShift

I often get asked why Red Hat chose to standardize on Kubernetes for OpenShift, instead of going with a competing container orchestration solution. There are a number of open source container orchestration solutions available today. The OpenShift product team explored many of them, and we even explored building our own. In this blog, I will explain why we chose Kubernetes and why more than two years later, we couldn’t be happier with our decision!

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Digital Transformation is More than 12-Factor Apps

Digital Transformation is More than 12-Factor Apps

A critical part of any transformation is a rationalization of where a company is today and whether or not existing assets and investments (e.g. applications, process, people, people skills, etc.) can continue to provide a competitive advantage into the future. While new technology does and will play a critical role in the transformation, it is often existing capabilities that buffer a company’s ongoing success through the transition.

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Containers without Compromise

Containers without Compromise

The IT industry is fascinated with container technology. It has the potential to unify application development and operations teams, as well as provide a consistent application packaging element which can be the foundation for Hybrid Cloud and application mobility. But as we all know, success in IT comes when powerful application technology can be operated consistently, securely and at scale.

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