Kubernetes deep dive: API Server – part 1

Kubernetes deep dive: API Server - part 1

Welcome to the Kubernetes deep dive blog post series. We, that is, Stefan Schimanski (Engineering) and Michael Hausenblas (Advocacy), will dive into specific aspects of Kubernetes and how they’re utilized within OpenShift. If you’re interested in the inner workings of Kubernetes and how to debug it, this blog post series is for you. Also, if you want to extend Kubernetes or start contributing to the project, you might benefit from it. Familiarity with Go is an advantage but not a hard requirement to follow along.

In this installment we start with a general introduction of the Kubernetes API Server, provide some terminology and explain the API request flow. Future posts will cover storage-related topics and extensibility points of the API Server.


Open Service Broker API and Platform Evolution


At Cloud Native Day in Toronto in August, a presentation was given about a proof-of-concept project that would provide a consistent API for platforms to be able to access 3rd-party services. The news of that presentation went mostly under the radar, but it had the potentially to have a significant impact on the future of container-based, cloud-native platforms (such as Red Hat OpenShift). Fast forward 4 months and that significant impact has become a reality, with the formal announcement of the Open Service Broker API [code on GitHub].


OpenShift PaaS Weekly Tips and Tricks – August 4, 2012

Platform-as-a-service makes deploying applications to cloud fast and easy.  But, to get the most out of the OpenShift PaaS, it helps to stay abreast of the interesting technical issues plus their workarounds and solutions.  We’ve made this easy with a weekly tips and tricks blog. Troubleshooting the rhc client tools with RVM installed The rhc […]