Developing applications on OpenShift in an easier way

Developing applications on OpenShift in an easier way

Have you ever developed applications on a platform like Red Hat OpenShift? I’m a Java developer with more than 15 years of coding experience, and while I’ve been working with OpenShift for over three years now, I never found it easy to use or compelling as a day to day development platform. Why? There are […]

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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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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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Getting Started with Istio and Jaeger on Your Laptop

Getting Started with Istio and Jaeger on Your Laptop

About a year ago Red Hat announced its participation as a launch partner of the Istio project, a service mesh technology that creates an application focused network that transparently protects the applications from abnormalities in environments. The main goals of Istio are enhancing overall application security and availability through many different capabilities such as intelligent […]

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Building Declarative Pipelines with OpenShift DSL Plugin

Building Declarative Pipelines with OpenShift DSL Plugin

OpenShift provides tight integration with Jenkins to facilitate building continuous delivery pipelines. Learn how the new OpenShift Client (DSL) Plugin enhances this integration by providing a fluent and comprehensive syntax for interacting with OpenShift through a continuous delivery pipeline and exposes the full OpenShift CLI functionality via a Jenkinsfile.

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Enhancing your Builds on OpenShift: Chaining Builds

Enhancing your Builds on OpenShift: Chaining Builds

In addition to the typical scenario of using source code as the input to a build, OpenShift build capabilities provides another build input type called “Image source”, that will stream content from one image (source) into another (destination).

Using this, we can combine source from one or multiple source images. And we can pass one or multiple files and/or folders from a source image to a destination image. Once the destination image has been built it will be pushed into the registry (or an external registry), and will be ready to be deployed.

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Using New Relic to Monitor Applications on OpenShift

Using New Relic to Monitor Applications on OpenShift

In this post, we show a way to configure New Relic to monitor an application running on OpenShift Container Platform. The repository includes a customized assemble script for Tomcat/JBoss EWS 8 that instruments an application using a New Relic Java Agent. The script for downloading and layering in New Relic Agent is baked into this assemble script.

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