Leveraging the Crunchy PostgreSQL Operator on OpenShift for Efficient Database Management

Leveraging the Crunchy PostgreSQL Operator on OpenShift for Efficient Database Management

Red Hat OpenShift brings an environment to simplify harnessing the power of Kubernetes for managing a suite of stateless applications, but applications that maintain state (e.g. databases) often require a little bit more work. Often on teams, there are people dedicated to managing the requirements, configurations, deployment for stateful applications in their production environment and […]

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Using Post Hook to Initialize a Database

Using Post Hook to Initialize a Database

In the OpenShift v2 days, we used Action Hooks to initialize a database with test data. OpenShift 3.x also provides pod lifecycle hooks that can be leveraged to initialize the database after the database starts inside a pod. This blog explains the approach using pod lifecycle hooks. In this blog, I am using MYSQL database as an example. A similar approach can be used with other databases.

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