Not Ready for Microservices? Evolutions and Alternatives

Not Ready for Microservices? Evolutions and Alternatives

Why did the chicken cross the road? As the old saying goes, to get the other side. Why did the company move to microservices? That answer isn’t nearly as simple. While the buzz around microservices continues to grow, it can be valuable to look at various paths that companies take to achieve their ultimate goals […]

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Cloud Native App Developers Delight! Container Storage Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

Cloud Native App Developers Delight! Container Storage Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

The new Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform offers a rich user experience with dynamic provisioning of storage volumes, automation, and much more. (Republished from the original blog post by Michael Adam and Sayan Saha at redhatstorage.redhat.com) Earlier today, Red Hat announced general availability of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.4 which includes key features such […]

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Cross-Cluster Image Promotion Techniques

Cross-Cluster Image Promotion Techniques

Many organizations decide to have multiple container clusters to segregate different environments. This leads to the problem of how to move container images created in one cluster to another cluster. The need to move images across cluster typically arises when one needs to implement a promotion process where the next environment for the given app is not in the same cluster as the current environment. This situation is common regardless of the container cluster manager and delivery pipeline being used. In this article, I will assume using OpenShift as the container cluster manager and Jenkins as the delivery pipeline tool.

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Looking ahead to 2017 for OpenShift

Looking ahead to 2017 for OpenShift

As we flip the calendar ahead to 2017, it’s time to look forward to the big trends that we believe will shape the next 12 months. These aren’t “predictions”, but rather an amplification of trends that the OpenShift team has seen emerging in 2016 and we believe will become more mainstream in 2017.   Vertical Industry Collaboration Whether […]

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Red Hat Brings Application-Awareness to Kubernetes

Red Hat Brings Application-Awareness to Kubernetes

Over the last few weeks, we’ve written a lot about why Red Hat OpenShift is strategically aligned to Kubernetes, as well as why we believe that OpenShift is the most Enterprise-Ready Kubernetes offering in the marketplace today. With the investment that Red Hat has made over the past several years, along with the rapid growth […]

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OpenShift Commons Briefing #56: Implementing NGINX Microservice Architecture with OpenShift

OpenShift Commons Briefing #56: Implementing NGINX Microservice Architecture with OpenShift

In this briefing, NGINX’s Chief Architect, Chris Stetson gave an excellent introduction to Microservices architectures. Drawing on his past experiences to illustrate the shift from monolith to microservices, Chris then dove into the networking problems that arise with these new architectural models such as service discovery, load balancing, and encryption.

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OpenShift Commons Gathering Seattle 2016 Session Videos

OpenShift Commons Gathering Seattle 2016 Session Videos

The OpenShift Commons Gathering was a great opportunity to experience the momentum of the community and how it continues to drive the OpenShift Origin project forward. We are grateful for all upstream project leads, contributors, customers, and partners who contributed to making the OpenShift Commons Gathering a success. This article lists the recordings and slides of all the sessions from the event.

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Five Key Takeaways from KubeCon 2016

Five Key Takeaways from KubeCon 2016

Now that KubeCon 2016 is over, we have some time to reflect on the State of the Kubernetes project and communities, the event itself, and the marketplace going forward into 2017. Red Hat has been a part of this community since well before it was launched, but it’s incredibly important to understand how a community evolves over time. If you we’re able to attend the events in Seattle, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has posted all of the videos online. Looking back on the events in Seattle, here are five key takeways that will continue to shape the community and market for the next few years.

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