What’s New in OpenShift 3.5 – Cluster Management

What’s New in OpenShift 3.5 – Cluster Management

One of the things I hear while visiting customers is how much they love the fact we continue to release new software features in OpenShift at the pace of one release every quarter. OpenShift Container Platform 3.5 is now our 6th “minor” release of OpenShift with countless errata releases (on average about every 3 weeks) since 2015. What you might have not noticed, is the fact all our OpenShift and RHEL engineers are pulling double duty during releases. While we were late up at night getting OpenShift 3.5 ready to release, they were also finishing up Kubernetes 1.6. That pace of innovation and passion is only possible by working in an open community.

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Not Ready for Microservices? Evolutions and Alternatives

Not Ready for Microservices? Evolutions and Alternatives

Why did the chicken cross the road? As the old saying goes, to get the other side. Why did the company move to microservices? That answer isn’t nearly as simple. While the buzz around microservices continues to grow, it can be valuable to look at various paths that companies take to achieve their ultimate goals […]

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Looking ahead to 2017 for OpenShift

Looking ahead to 2017 for OpenShift

As we flip the calendar ahead to 2017, it’s time to look forward to the big trends that we believe will shape the next 12 months. These aren’t “predictions”, but rather an amplification of trends that the OpenShift team has seen emerging in 2016 and we believe will become more mainstream in 2017.   Vertical Industry Collaboration Whether […]

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Red Hat Brings Application-Awareness to Kubernetes

Red Hat Brings Application-Awareness to Kubernetes

Over the last few weeks, we’ve written a lot about why Red Hat OpenShift is strategically aligned to Kubernetes, as well as why we believe that OpenShift is the most Enterprise-Ready Kubernetes offering in the marketplace today. With the investment that Red Hat has made over the past several years, along with the rapid growth […]

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Building Your Own Monitoring Solution – A Look at openshift-tools

Building Your Own Monitoring Solution - A Look at openshift-tools

OpenShift Online and OpenShift Dedicated are monitored and managed based on tooling that has been developed and deployed by Red Hat, and the approach has been refined as part of the experience from running OpenShift Online (v2) and now OpenShift Dedicated and Online (v3). This monitoring is currently based around Zabbix, NB watch for future posts on the future of CloudForms, and the cm-ops project which is underway to add alerting and thresholds to CloudForms as well.

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Digital Transformation is More than 12-Factor Apps

Digital Transformation is More than 12-Factor Apps

A critical part of any transformation is a rationalization of where a company is today and whether or not existing assets and investments (e.g. applications, process, people, people skills, etc.) can continue to provide a competitive advantage into the future. While new technology does and will play a critical role in the transformation, it is often existing capabilities that buffer a company’s ongoing success through the transition.

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Containers without Compromise

Containers without Compromise

The IT industry is fascinated with container technology. It has the potential to unify application development and operations teams, as well as provide a consistent application packaging element which can be the foundation for Hybrid Cloud and application mobility. But as we all know, success in IT comes when powerful application technology can be operated consistently, securely and at scale.

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Microservices – How to Explain Them to Your CEO

Microservices - How to Explain Them to Your CEO

Understand how to explain microservices and DevOps to your CIO and CEO using this walkthrough of a functioning cloud-native application. The application used in this walkthrough was highlighted as part of a live demonstration during the keynote at Red Hat Summit 2016 in San Francisco.

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