[Podcast] PodCTL #56 – Windows Containers with Microsoft

One of the most common questions we get asked is for more details about Windows containers. While Linux has overtaken Windows as the leading OS in the cloud, there are still many companies that have a large number of Windows applications that run important parts of their business. As they look to modernize applications, automate […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #55 – Kubernetes as the new Application Server

[Podcast] PodCTL #55 - Kubernetes as the new Application Server

We mentioned last week that we’re moving into the 3rd Era of Kubernetes (automated ops, automated apps), with the 2nd Era being about getting a broader set of applications on Kubernetes. Today we thought we’d talk about some design patterns, especially for anyone that’s transitioning from existing applications, and how some of those concepts map […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #52 – OpenShift 3.11 and OpenShift Container Engine

[Podcast] PodCTL #52 - OpenShift 3.11 and OpenShift Container Engine

Last week Red Hat announced the general availability of OpenShift Container Platform 3.11. This is an important release because it incorporates the first wave of technology from the CoreOS acquisition. This includes new visibility for Operations teams through the Cluster Console and integrated Prometheus monitoring and Grafana dashboards. It also added support for a number […]

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MongoDB releases its Kubernetes Operator for Red Hat OpenShift

MongoDB releases its Kubernetes Operator for Red Hat OpenShift

This guest post was written by Andrey Belik, Dana Groce, and Jason Mimick of MongoDB The newest release of Red Hat OpenShift, version 3.11, introduces Kubernetes Operator support. Operators, along with Custom Resource Definitions, allow OpenShift to be extended to support custom types and manage complex services. The Kubernetes MongoDB Enterprise Operator (Beta) in conjunction […]

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Using Frameworks in OpenShift with Artifactory

Using Frameworks in OpenShift with Artifactory

This post was written by guest blogger Craig Peters, JFrog’s Director of Product For most enterprise developers, using a language framework like Spring, or Express.js, can provide you with the resources you need. Within container native infrastructure, JFrog Artifactory can provide a chain of trust for the packages those frameworks use. The Red Hat OpenShift […]

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Scaling Java Containers

Scaling Java Containers

As enterprises increasingly learn about the advantages of deploying containerized applications, it is important to address a misconception that JVM does not play nicely in the cloud, especially when it comes to memory management. While it is true that many JVMs may not come out of the box perfectly configured to run in an elastic […]

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OpenShift Commons Briefing: Deep Dive AIOps, Autoscaling and Scheduling on OpenShift with Jeremy Wei (Prophetstor)

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary In this briefing, Prophetstor’s Jeremy Wei demonstrate using AIOps technologies to empower OpenShift scaler/scheduler to help ensure the operation of containers, and eliminate noisy neighbors by accurately predicting resource demand/ supply, performance and HW failure. Jeremy demonstrates using Prophetstor’s Federator on OpenShift to: HW failure prediction (ex. If a Ceph OSD […]

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Istio on OpenShift: Technology Preview of Service Mesh Now Available

Istio on OpenShift: Technology Preview of Service Mesh Now Available

  We’re happy to announce the availability of our first technology preview of the Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh, based on the Istio Project. The advancement of application/software development practices combined with technology/practice improvements in software delivery have resulted in a proliferation of application instances within many organizations. Whether these are macro/monoliths, “mini” services, or […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #50 – Listener Mailbag Questions

[Podcast] PodCTL #50 - Listener Mailbag Questions

As the community around PodCTL has grown (~8000 weekly listeners) we’ve constantly asked them to give us feedback on topics to discuss and areas where they want to learn. This week we discussed and answered a number of questions about big data and analytics, application deployments, routing security, and storage deployment models. The show will […]

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