Disaster Recovery Strategies for Applications Running on OpenShift

Disaster Recovery Strategies for Applications Running on OpenShift

Introduction There is an increasing pressure to deploy stateful applications in Red Hat OpenShift.These applications require a more sophisticated disaster recovery (DR) strategy than stateless applications, as state must also be taken into account as opposed to just traffic redirection. Disaster recovery strategies become less generic and more application-specific as applications increase in complexity. That […]

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Disaster Recovery with GitOps

Whether your OpenShift cluster(s) are hosted on-premise or in the cloud downtime happens. This could be a temporary outage or it can be an extended outage with no resolution in sight. This article will explain how GitOps can be used for the rapid redeployment of your Kubernetes objects. One important thing to note is that […]

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How to backup, clone and migrate Persistent Volume Claims on OpenShift

How to backup, clone and migrate Persistent Volume Claims on OpenShift

I recently implemented a complete backup solution for our Red Hat OpenShift clusters. I wanted to share the challenges we faced in putting together the OpenShift backups, restores, hardware migrations, and cluster-cloning features we needed to preserve users’ Persistent Volume Claims (PVCs). At the moment, these features are not implemented directly in Kubernetes, and it […]

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Backup OpenShift Resources the Native Way

Backup OpenShift Resources the Native Way

The age old question from an operations perspective is: ‘Do we have a backup strategy for the company?’  If the answer is yes, then we would also ask ‘does that strategy include accommodations for emerging technologies such as Kubernetes?’ We believe this question comes to bear in a couple of different ways when it pertains […]

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