Five Key Takeaways from KubeCon 2016

Five Key Takeaways from KubeCon 2016

Now that KubeCon 2016 is over, we have some time to reflect on the State of the Kubernetes project and communities, the event itself, and the marketplace going forward into 2017. Red Hat has been a part of this community since well before it was launched, but it’s incredibly important to understand how a community evolves over time. If you we’re able to attend the events in Seattle, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has posted all of the videos online. Looking back on the events in Seattle, here are five key takeways that will continue to shape the community and market for the next few years.

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How To Configure and Run Cassandra on OpenShift

Cassandra is an open-source, distributed, decentralized, horizontally scalable, and highly available NoSQL database.  It is based on Amazon Dynamo distribution model and its data model is based on Google BigTable. Cassandra does not have any notion of master/slave as all of its nodes are the same. This helps Cassandra in becoming fault-tolerant and avoiding single point of […]

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Enabling Python 2.7 on a PaaS with the OpenShift

Update Since Original Publish Date Python 2.7 is officially supported and creating your own cartridge is no longer necessary. Preface I have been using OpenShift for a few months now and have to say that I still love it. I’ve sampled most of the other PaaS solutions and feel most comfortable with OpenShift. One of […]

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Getting Started with DIY Applications on OpenShift

In addition to supporting Perl, Ruby, PHP, Python, and Java EE6, the OpenShift environment supports the “Do it Yourself” or “DIY” application type. Using this application type, you can run just about any program that speaks HTTP. In this video, we walk through creating an OpenShift application that is a binary program written in C.

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DIY java

Checkout the README.md for the following DIY application that demonstrates the use of straight java with the DIY cartridge: https://github.com/openshift/openshift-diy-java-demo

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New Node.js, DIY Cartridge Website and More

I’ve got some great new features to announce today with OpenShift, so let’s get started… OpenShift Now Supports Node.js We now have a node.js cartridge built into OpenShift. Users can now easily create a node.js app just like any of the other language we natively support. For the lowdown on how to get started with […]

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A PaaS that runs anything HTTP: Getting Started with DIY Applications on OpenShift

In addition to supporting Perl, Ruby, PHP, Python, and Java EE6, the OpenShift environment supports the “Do it Yourself” or “DIY” application type. Using this application type, you can run just about any program that speaks HTTP. How this works is remarkably straightforward. The OpenShift execution environment is a carefully secured Red Hat Enterprise Linux […]

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