OpenShift Commons Briefing #56: Implementing NGINX Microservice Architecture with OpenShift

Red Hat OpenShift Commons

In this briefing, NGINX’s Chief Architect, Chris Stetson gave an excellent introduction to Microservices architectures. Drawing on his past experiences to illustrate the shift from monolith to microservices, Chris then dove into the networking problems that arise with these new architectural models such as service discovery, load balancing, and encryption.

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Configure Highly Available External Routing with NGINX on OpenShift Enterprise

As of this writing, OpenShift Origin (master branch) and OpenShift Enterprise 2.2 have introduced an additional feature to our external routing solutions for highly available applications. It’s called the OpenShift Routing Daemon and it works in conjunction with an installation of OpenShift Enterprise or OpenShift Origin. The OpenShift Routing Daemon is a plug able daemon […]

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Tips for HTTPS redirects, Nginx, Drupal, and NodeJS

Lots of helpful tips for running OpenShift day to day:
Tips on how redirect JBoss apps to HTTPS
Tips on how to redirect apache-based applications to HTTPS
Tricks for hosting apps running Nginx
Tips for installing modules on Drupal
Tricks for starting nodejs with your own js script
Tips on how connect to PostgreSQL remotely

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Running Nginx on OpenShift

Pre-requisites for setting up Nginx I was trying to set up Nginx on OpenShift and I’d like to share my experience here. To get started, you need to have an OpenShift account. You can register for a free OpenShift account. I recommend you to install the command line client. Follow the getting started guide to […]

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