Quick and Dirty Block Storage for OpenShift (iSCSI)

Quick and Dirty Block Storage for OpenShift (iSCSI)

Do you have an OpenShift installation, maybe a test cluster, but no fancy storage solution to provide your Persistent Volumes? Most people would turn to NFS for this, but did you know that it’s almost as easy to set up a simple iSCSI server? This blog post will walk through a simple example.

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Fast Iterative Java Development on OpenShift/Kubernetes Using Rsync

Fast Iterative Java Development on OpenShift/Kubernetes Using Rsync

The key to a good development environment almost always comes down to how long it takes for changes you make to take effect. With any compiled language, there is often a lot of setup work involved to optimize deployment speed. Thankfully, one of the promises of containers is it allows for patterns to be standardized and repackaged as reusable images that do a lot of the heavy lifting for you.

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Goodbye OpenShift All-In-One VM, Hello Minishift

Goodbye OpenShift All-In-One VM, Hello Minishift

After almost 100,000 downloads, the time has come to retire the OpenShift All-In-One VM. The intent of the VM was to give developers a simple and easy way to bring up OpenShift on their local machine for development purposes. In the meantime, there was movement within the Kubernetes community to create MiniKube – a means to run a Kubernetes “cluster” on your local machine. Jimmi Dyson saw this work and started MiniShift which built off MiniKube except for OpenShift. It fulfills all the original use cases we had for the All-In-One with the added bonus of actually having an engineering team maintaining it!

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