Using Post Hook to Initialize a Database

Using Post Hook to Initialize a Database

In the OpenShift v2 days, we used Action Hooks to initialize a database with test data. OpenShift 3.x also provides pod lifecycle hooks that can be leveraged to initialize the database after the database starts inside a pod. This blog explains the approach using pod lifecycle hooks. In this blog, I am using MYSQL database as an example. A similar approach can be used with other databases.

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DevOps, PaaS and Modern IT

Cloud computing gives agility and competitive advantages to enterprises in today’s global economy. To maximize the benefit of the cloud, organizations must embrace DevOps and modern tools like PaaS. Any organization wanting to modernize their IT infrastructure needs to include DevOps and PaaS as basic building blocks in their strategy.

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