Liveness and Readiness Probes

Liveness and Readiness Probes

The scope of use Liveness and Readiness probes are Kubernetes capabilities that enable teams to make their containerised applications more reliable and robust. However, if used inappropriately they can result in none of the intended benefits, and can actually make a microservice based application unstable.  The purpose of each probe is quite simple and is […]

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Kubernetes 1.16: A big step for CRDs, kubectl and Container Storage Interface

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This week Kubernetes 1.16 is expected and we want to highlight the technical features that enterprise Kubernetes users should know about. With Custom Resource Definitions (CRDs) moving into official general availability, storage improvements, and more, this release hardens the project and celebrates the main extension points for building cloud native applications on Kubernetes. CRDs to […]

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From the Enterprisers Project: What Are Kubernetes Secrets?

From the Enterprisers Project: What Are Kubernetes Secrets?

The Enterprisers Project always has terrific information that can help you and your team communicate those complex cloud computing concepts to the C-levels. This past week, they published an excellent article describing what exactly secrets are in Kubernetes, how to manage them and what security benefits they provide. From the article: Kubernetes Secrets defined, three […]

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An OpenShift Administrator’s Guide to Onboarding Applications

An OpenShift Administrator's Guide to Onboarding Applications

Infrastructure teams managing Red Hat OpenShift often ask me how to effectively onboard applications in production. OpenShift embeds many functionalities in a single product and it is fair to imagine an OpenShift administrator struggling to figure out what sort of conversations his team must have with an application team before successfully running an application on […]

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Splunk Connect for OpenShift: All About Objects

Splunk Connect for OpenShift: All About Objects

This is the second post of our blog series on Red Hat OpenShift and Splunk Integration. In the first post, we showed how to send application and system logs to Splunk. The second part is focused on how to use Splunk Kubernetes Objects. Prerequisites The prerequisites are the same as defined in the first part. Architecture Splunk […]

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Kubernetes: The Video Game

Kubernetes: The Video Game

Grant Shipley was recently in China for KubeCon, where he gave a keynote talk explaining the Kubernetes ecosystem within the context of Video Games. It’s a fun way to examine the entire world of Kubernetes, from end to end, while also enabling Grant to make Mavis Beacon and Commodore 64 references. Take a gander!

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OpenShift Commons Briefing: OKD4 Release and Road Map Update with Clayton Coleman (Red Hat)

OpenShift Commons Briefing: OKD4 Release and Road Map Update with Clayton Coleman (Red Hat)

In this briefing, Red Hat’s Clayton Coleman, Lead Architect, Containerized Application Infrastructure (OpenShift, Atomic, and Kubernetes) leads a discussion about the current development efforts for OKD4, Fedora CoreOS and Kubernetes in general as well as the philosophy guiding OKD 4 develpoment efforts. The briefing includes discussion of shared community goals for OKD4 and beyond and […]

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Video from KubeCon 2019: Red Hat in Barcelona

Video from KubeCon 2019: Red Hat in Barcelona

From May 21-25, Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage rolled into KubeCon Europe 2019 in Barcelona, Spain, a rare chance to bring different parts of the Red Hat community together from across Europe and the U.S. While there, we took the opportunity to sit down with members of the teams that are shaping the next evolution […]

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