Maven Multi-Module Projects and OpenShift

Maven Multi-Module Projects and OpenShift

There is no need to move away from Maven’s multi-module approach to building and deploying application when working with OpenShift, if that is a process you’re familiar with. It can become a powerful tool for helping break apart existing applications into more consumable microservices as it goes some way to enabling each component to have its own lifecycle, regardless of how the source code repository is managed. Sometimes it may require a little bit of customisation to give you the behaviour you need, and hopefully you’ll get some insight into how that customisation is achieved through this post.

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Binary Deployments with OpenShift 3

Binary Deployments with OpenShift 3

Some OpenShift users want to build their application outside of OpenShift, perhaps using a build management tool that they already use, and use the resultant .war file to deploy into OpenShift. We used to call this binary deployment in OpenShift v2 and I am using the same name here. This article discusses the approaches for binary deployment of the application .war files that are built outside of OpenShift into the OpenShift 3 environment.

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