Executing commands in Pods using K8s API

Introduction As part of my exploration of Kubernetes, while working on a project I wanted to execute commands inside a pod. Rather then forcing the container to have some specific behaviour, I wanted to utilize the API mechanism exposed as the kubectl exec subcommand. While investigating, I found that exec doesn’t yet sport extensive documentation, […]

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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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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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