Why OpenShift Picked Ansible

Why OpenShift Picked Ansible

Configuration management is a competitive field. Prior to OpenShift 3.0, OpenShift (and largely Red Hat as a whole) had mostly been in Puppet‘s camp with the other major competitor being Chef. When OpenShift started working on its install/configuration for 3.0, it very quickly became clear that Puppet was no longer the obvious choice. So after a large amount of investment in our 2.x Puppet based installer and operational tooling, we decided to start over with Ansible. I won’t claim this route is correct for everyone, but I’ll try to explain our thinking behind the switch.

Read More...

Announcing OpenShift Origin V3

The OpenShift Origin community is delighted to announce the release of OpenShift Origin 3. OpenShift Origin is the leading-edge, free and open source platform-as-a-service project that continues to deliver innovative features to many users, with a new release about every three months. In this release, we have focused on improving the “unboxing” experience for first-time users and overall user experience improvements. OpenShift Origin V3 continues our commitment of establishing a quarterly release cycle for Origin and bringing the latest PaaS technologies & features to open source PaaS users and PaaS administrators.

Read More...