Automation Broker Discovering Helm Charts

The Automation Broker works in conjunction with the Kubernetes Service Catalog to make services and applications easily deployable. An end user selects a service to be provisioned, selects a “plan” that describes the level of service (small, large, paid, free, persistent, ephemeral, etc), and then provides any required parameters. In this scenario, Helm charts can […]

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How to use GPUs with DevicePlugin in OpenShift 3.10

This post updates the previous version based on OpenShift 3.9 with relevant changes for OpenShift 3.10. Notably, the device manager API is marked as GA in OpenShift 3.10. Introduction This blog post will show how to use NVIDIA GPUs in OpenShift 3.10.  We start with a description of the environment, then show how to setup the host. […]

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Why Cloud-Native Security Requires Strong Application Identity

Why Cloud-Native Security Requires Strong Application Identity

Cloud-native applications are designed to take advantage of cloud frameworks and are composed of loosely-coupled services. Because of their architecture, they can run anywhere. All good, but how do you secure them? One may attempt to extend existing infrastructure security and segmentation techniques to the evolving cloud and microservices space, but this attempt simply ignores […]

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Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.10 is now available for download

Today, we’re pleased to announce the general availability of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.10 (read the release notes; download the new version). Every release of OpenShift contains hundreds of fixes for enhanced security and performance, tested integrations throughout the stack, and access to hundreds of validated ISV solutions. For a full walkthrough of the […]

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OpenShift Commons Briefing: OpenShift Origin 3.10 Release Update with Derek Carr and Mike Barrett (Red Hat)

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary In this briefing, Red Hat’s Derek Carr and Mike Barrett walk us thru what’s new in OpenShift Origin Release 3.10 The over all theme for the 3.10 release was “The Efficient Cluster” and this briefing covered a wide range of topics including these highlights: Resource Management Descheduler (tech preview), CPU Manager, […]

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OpenShift Commons Briefing: IoT Edge Deployments on OpenShift with RHEL – Luca Gabella (Red Hat)

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary In this briefing, Red Hat’s Alessandro Arrichiello, Luca Bigotta and Luca Gabella (Red Hat) walk us thru leveraging containers  for IoT Edge Deployments: in this scenario and discuss how developers are using OpenShift  to build Edge Applications. Then they walked us thru  a real use case scenario how developers can leverage […]

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Embedding Security in the Container Runtime

Embedding Security in the Container Runtime

Since the introduction of containers, DevOps has been pursuing the benefits: speed, agility, and portability. The promise of containers is what businesses were leveraging to accelerate their transformation into digital businesses. Or so we thought…Although container adoption has increased from 35% to 49%, only 20% of companies have deployed their containers in production. Why? Container […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #43 – Istio, Knative, and GoogleNEXT announcements

[Podcast] PodCTL #43 - Istio, Knative, and GoogleNEXT announcements

There are four main events each year where Kubernetes is front and center – KubeCon, OpenShift Commons Gathering, Red Hat Summit and GoogleNEXT. This past week Google and the open source communities made a number of Kubernetes-related announcements, which we reviewed and discussed on this week’s show. Those announcements included the GA of Istio 1.0, […]

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Automation Broker Versioning

The Automation Broker is preparing for OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) 3.10. With several releases of the Broker (formerly Ansible Service Broker) we wanted to take a few moments to communicate our release strategy. This blog post is designed to document a few things: The Automation Broker’s versioning strategy. Which version of the Broker targets a […]

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State of Serverless in Kubernetes: Knative and OpenShift Cloud Functions

We are tremendously excited to be part of the Knative (pronounced kay-nay-tiv) project recently announced at Google Next. Red Hat’s strategy around serverless will embrace and benefit from the ideas Knative supports. Red Hat has always focused on portability and consistency across hybrid and multi-cloud environments, as needed by many of our customers. We recently […]

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