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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How to Create an S2I Builder Image

How to Create an S2I Builder Image

Source-To-Image (S2I) is a standalone tool which is very useful when creating builder images. It also happens that S2I is the major strategy used for building applications in OpenShift 3. The main reasons one might be interested in using source builds are speed, patchability, user efficiency, and ecosystem. This article is about creating a simple S2I builder image.

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