Asynchronous Bind with the Automation Broker

Introduction In June 2017, Todd Sanders & John Matthews introduced readers to the Ansible Playbook Bundles (APB) and the Automation Broker. Back then, the broker was named Ansible Service Broker but it serves the same function today, in conjunction with APBs, deliver simple to complex multi-container services to OpenShift or Kubernetes. The Ansible Playbook Bundles […]

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Using AWS and OpenShift Together

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At Red Hat Summit of this year, Amazon Web Services and Red Hat announced that we’d be natively integrating access to AWS cloud services into the OpenShift platform. Our first delivery towards that promise arrives this week with the release of OpenShift Container Platform 3.7. Users can now access AWS services from within OpenShift seamlessly from a single platform. Operations can administer AWS services and developers can easily find, bind, and consume those services within their applications in a truly hybrid-cloud environment.

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Release Announcement: Open Service Broker API 2.12

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Learn about the new release of Open Service Broker API 2.12 (OSB 2.12). Released on 30-June-2017, this is the first release of the API developed by the new Open Service Broker API working group as part of an effort by the Kubernetes community to create an integration between Kubenetes and the OSB API.

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Open Service Broker API and Platform Evolution

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At Cloud Native Day in Toronto in August, a presentation was given about a proof-of-concept project that would provide a consistent API for platforms to be able to access 3rd-party services. The news of that presentation went mostly under the radar, but it had the potentially to have a significant impact on the future of container-based, cloud-native platforms (such as Red Hat OpenShift). Fast forward 4 months and that significant impact has become a reality, with the formal announcement of the Open Service Broker API [code on GitHub].

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