[Podcast] PodCTL #38 – A Beginner’s Guide to Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #38 - A Beginner's Guide to Kubernetes

Kubernetes community now has 10 releases (2.5yrs) of software and experience. We just finished KubeCon Copenhagen, OpenShift Commons Gathering and Red Hat Summit and we heard lots of companies talk about their deployments and journeys. But many of them took a while (12-18) months to get to where they are today. This feels like the […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #37 – How to Deploy Applications to Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #37 - How to Deploy Applications to Kubernetes

This week we received a question from a listener that asked a common question: I was interested to know if you guys could talk a little more about the relationship between: OpenShift templates
 Helm templates
 CoreOS Operators With all of the innovation happening within Kubernetes and around the Kubernetes ecosystem, sometimes it can be difficult […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #36 – VMs for Infrastructure or Isolation?

[Podcast] PodCTL #36 - VMs for Infrastructure or Isolation?

This week we asked ourselves a critical container question. What is the command that’s used to make containers completely? We’ve covered the many aspects of Container Security in previous shows, but over the last couple of weeks it seemed like the community was starting to believe that many VMs were the silver bullet for container security. […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #34 – Unifying CoreOS and OpenShift

[Podcast] PodCTL #34 - Unifying CoreOS and OpenShift

It’s Red Hat Summit week, so of course we needed to have a show that was focused on the important Kubernetes announcements. This week we sat down withJoe Fernandes (@joefern1, Sr. Director Product Management @OpenShift) and Reza Shafii (@rezaloo, Sr. Director Product Management @OpenShift, formerly @CoreOS) to discuss the integration of the CoreOS technologies and […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #33 – Operators Framework

[Podcast] PodCTL #33 - Operators Framework

This week’s show is about a very important announcement in the Kubernetes community – the Operators Framework. Created about 18 months ago by the team at CoreOS, Operators will become the defacto way in which applications will be deployed and operated on Kubernetes. Operators bring human operational knowledge in software, to reliably manage an application. Think […]


OpenShift Commons Briefing: SOS’s Digital Transformation with Sverre Vincent Lenbroch (SOS International)

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary SOS International is the leading assistance organisation in the Nordic region. From our alarm centres in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland, they provide acute personal assistance all over the world. In this briefing, SOS International’s Sverre Vincent Lenbroch discusses SOS’s Digital Transformation journey and the challenges that they worked thru on […]


OpenShift Commons Briefing: Network Security with OpenShift and Tigera CNX with Amita Gupta

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary In an earlier Commons briefing (#65), we discussed Tigera’s open source Project Calico, and how it enables simplified networking with secure network policies. In this briefing, Tigera’s Amit Gupta expanded on that topic today with an exploration of the additional features enabled by Tigera’s flagship CNX product, and a preview of […]


OpenShift Commons Briefing: The State of FaaS on Kubernetes

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary FaaS (Function-as-a-Service) or serverless as some call it is a promising compute paradigm suitable for event-driven scenarios. In this briefing, Red Hat’s Michael Hausenblas and Brian Gracely reviewed the current open source offerings for FaaS on Kubernetes (Apache Open Whisk, kubeless, OpenFaaS, etc.) and discussed pros/cons both on an architectural level […]