How Builds, Deployments and Services Work in OpenShift V3

How Builds, Deployments and Services Work in OpenShift V3

As promised last time, I’m going to cover some new capabilities that have just dropped in OpenShift v3. If you haven’t read part one of this series, you might want to go back and do so now so you’re familiar with the building blocks I’m going to be expanding on. Unlike last time, I’m not […]

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Host Your Own Rubygems Server for Free in 4 Easy Steps

Host Your Own Rubygems Server for Free in 4 Easy Steps

Sometimes you don’t want to share all your gems in a public place like RubyGems.org. If you are in this situation, I have a simple solution that will allow you to host your own gems using OpenShift. Geminabox is a project that provides a private RubyGems host as an open-source application. In this blog post, I will show how to install and use Geminabox on OpenShift.

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OpenShift Developer Spotlight: Rajeev Reddy

OpenShift Developer Spotlight: Rajeev Reddy

Learn more about Rajeev Reddy and his app, Audio Fingerprint in this developer spotlight entry. Audio Fingerprint is a song comparison platform that uses audio fingerprinting to distinguish between two music files for music recommendation/music differentiation or simple visualization. In a future version, the app will allow users to upload their own files.

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How to use Redis on OpenShift from your Ruby application

Redis provides many different data structures in a very efficient way – e.g. strings, key-value maps, lists, sets, bitmaps. For a better overview, see the documentation. Because it provides so many data structures, Redis may be used for many use cases. In this article we look at how to get Redis for your OpenShift application and how to use it from the application.

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More Online Features for April 2014

I wasn’t kidding when I said, “with spring comes along new features for Openshift”. And so here I am back for Part 2 of yet another release of Openshift Online. We have a few new features to show you so lets get started shall we. Openshift Marketplace Earlier this month we announced at our Red […]

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Async Web Apps for the Masses: Running Vert.x on OpenShift

Hey Shifters! No fancy titles this time, just straight up, old-fashioned, introduction to bringing up my new favorite App Server on the planet. If you haven’t heard of Vert.x then you are missing out and that makes me sad. So today I will give you a short introduction to Vert.x and how to run an application on OpenShift. In a future post I will show you a more advance application I built which uses the excellent FlightStats APIs to track all the United flights and move them around on a map using WebSockets.

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Openshift Online Release for February 2014

Tweet While the world’s been “going for the gold,” we’ve been busy pushing new code. With this latest release come the usual amount of new features and a better Openshift Online experience. We’ve Shifted our forums over to Stackoverflow Our community of users and developers is always growing. We want to make sure it’s easy […]

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