On Corporate ImageStreams as a Centrally Maintained Trusted Source

It could be considered a good practice, to separate all the ImageStreams provided by your own organization into one namespace, declaring them to be the “officially supported ACME Corp container images”. Let’s call this namespace acme-corp throughout this article. These container images from acme-corp could be provided and maintained by ACME Corp’s IT DevOps Team.

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How to Simplify Container Image Management in Kubernetes with OpenShift Image Streams

How to Simplify Container Image Management in Kubernetes with OpenShift Image Streams

Over the course of the past few weeks, I have been gathering feedback around Image Streams. This feature can cause a lot of misunderstanding and confusion, even for long-time users. As a maintainer of this feature, I felt obligated to explain in detail what Image Streams are, and how regular users can benefit from using them. Hopefully, this article will help you to understand Image Streams better.

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Cross-Cluster Image Promotion Techniques

Cross-Cluster Image Promotion Techniques

Many organizations decide to have multiple container clusters to segregate different environments. This leads to the problem of how to move container images created in one cluster to another cluster. The need to move images across cluster typically arises when one needs to implement a promotion process where the next environment for the given app is not in the same cluster as the current environment. This situation is common regardless of the container cluster manager and delivery pipeline being used. In this article, I will assume using OpenShift as the container cluster manager and Jenkins as the delivery pipeline tool.

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New Rules for Image Builders and OpenShift

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Join the OpenShift Commons Image Builder SIG and help define the New Rules for the Era of the Image Builders. A number ways are emerging to automate your image build and deployment processes using OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins and other popular toolchains. Integrating the image build processes into your organization’s’ CI pipeline can accelerate system provisioning, reduce job time, increase the volume of jobs run, enable flexibility in language stacks and improve overall infrastructure utilization.

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