MongoDB releases its Kubernetes Operator for Red Hat OpenShift

MongoDB releases its Kubernetes Operator for Red Hat OpenShift

This guest post was written by Andrey Belik, Dana Groce, and Jason Mimick of MongoDB The newest release of Red Hat OpenShift, version 3.11, introduces Kubernetes Operator support. Operators, along with Custom Resource Definitions, allow OpenShift to be extended to support custom types and manage complex services. The Kubernetes MongoDB Enterprise Operator in conjunction with […]

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Make a Kubernetes Operator in 15 minutes with Helm

Make a Kubernetes Operator in 15 minutes with Helm

We previously covered how to automate your existing Helm charts with Ansible. Today we’re going to also cover this topic, but using a technology called an Operator. An Operator is a method of packaging, deploying and managing a Kubernetes application. A Kubernetes application is an application that is both deployed on Kubernetes and managed using […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #38 – A Beginner’s Guide to Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #38 - A Beginner's Guide to Kubernetes

Kubernetes community now has 10 releases (2.5yrs) of software and experience. We just finished KubeCon Copenhagen, OpenShift Commons Gathering and Red Hat Summit and we heard lots of companies talk about their deployments and journeys. But many of them took a while (12-18) months to get to where they are today. This feels like the […]

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Leveraging the Crunchy PostgreSQL Operator on OpenShift for Efficient Database Management

Leveraging the Crunchy PostgreSQL Operator on OpenShift for Efficient Database Management

Red Hat OpenShift brings an environment to simplify harnessing the power of Kubernetes for managing a suite of stateless applications, but applications that maintain state (e.g. databases) often require a little bit more work. Often on teams, there are people dedicated to managing the requirements, configurations, deployment for stateful applications in their production environment and […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #34 – Unifying CoreOS and OpenShift

[Podcast] PodCTL #34 - Unifying CoreOS and OpenShift

It’s Red Hat Summit week, so of course we needed to have a show that was focused on the important Kubernetes announcements. This week we sat down withJoe Fernandes (@joefern1, Sr. Director Product Management @OpenShift) and Reza Shafii (@rezaloo, Sr. Director Product Management @OpenShift, formerly @CoreOS) to discuss the integration of the CoreOS technologies and […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #33 – Operators Framework

[Podcast] PodCTL #33 - Operators Framework

This week’s show is about a very important announcement in the Kubernetes community – the Operators Framework. Created about 18 months ago by the team at CoreOS, Operators will become the defacto way in which applications will be deployed and operated on Kubernetes. Operators bring human operational knowledge in software, to reliably manage an application. Think […]

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Introducing the Operator Framework: Building Apps on Kubernetes

Introducing the Operator Framework: Building Apps on Kubernetes

To help make it easier to build Kubernetes applications, Red Hat and the Kubernetes open source community today share the Operator Framework – an open source toolkit designed to manage Kubernetes native applications, called Operators, in a more effective, automated, and scalable way. Operators are Kubernetes applications You may be familiar with Operators from the […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #30 – 2018 Kubernetes Trends

[Podcast] PodCTL #30 - 2018 Kubernetes Trends

We all love the latest technologies. it’s as if our DNA is wired to constantly chase the next shiny thing. So this week we look ahead at what the trends will be in Kubernetes for CY2018. Some of these are the new shiny things – like Service Mesh (e.g. Istio) or Serverless. Others topics look […]

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