Containers without Compromise

Containers without Compromise

The IT industry is fascinated with container technology. It has the potential to unify application development and operations teams, as well as provide a consistent application packaging element which can be the foundation for Hybrid Cloud and application mobility. But as we all know, success in IT comes when powerful application technology can be operated consistently, securely and at scale.

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Transforming the Development Model for OpenShift and the Business Model for Red Hat

Transforming the Development Model for OpenShift and the Business Model for Red Hat

OpenShift 3 was the culmination of more than a year’s worth of planning and development with general availability announced at Red Hat Summit 2015. It was a significant release for many reasons and was especially gratifying for the team given the big bets made around fundamental underlying technology components. The implications for the development model around OpenShift may not have been obvious, however, and by extension the larger transformation at Red Hat may also have been understated.

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Building an Efficient Modern Enterprise Platform with OpenShift 3

Building an Efficient Modern Enterprise Platform with OpenShift 3

A platform offering like OpenShift brings IT Operations, traditionally seen as a roadblock to innovation, into a part of the core innovation team. The advantage OpenShift offers in terms of innovation makes the platform very attractive for CIOs and IT managers across many different verticals. In this post, we will dig a bit deeper and see how OpenShift accelerates innovation inside the enterprise.

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Standardization Through Containerization on OpenShift 3

Standardization Through Containerization on OpenShift 3

Containers and container-based deployment platforms are extremely popular and fairly new open source technologies. There is a lot of discussion and disagreement around how to best handle aspects such as isolation, packaging format, orchestration, density, distribution and more. As such, it is impossible to talk about containers and platforms based on container technology without diving into a discussion on standards and standardization.

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The OS Behind the Curtain

The OS Behind the Curtain

Container technology, while not new, has certainly taken on new life in the last year and a half. At Red Hat, we’ve long preached that modern IT is all about the apps, and enabling consistency, interoperability and portability across physical, virtual, public and private clouds.

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Open Source or Open Core: Why Should You Care?

“It’s never going to be used for real workloads.” Some form of that refrain was always bandied about as Linux gained popularity. It seemed incredible that a decade ago, software that was put together by a bunch of folks in their spare time, completely in the open – without a formal management structure to guide […]

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How to Run Memcached on OpenShift Enterprise

Memcached is a high performance, distributed memory object caching system that can be used to speed up dynamic web applications by alleviating database loads. It works as an in-memory key-value store that caches strings and objects in RAM reducing the trips required for accessing external data sources and thereby increases the performance of applications. This […]

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Beyond Container Orchestration | PaaS Is Full Choreography

When I talk to end users in my role as industry observer, I see confusion between container orchestration and PaaS. Some people seem to wrongly assume that the only thing PaaS does is orchestrate application containers. While PaaS takes care of container orchestration, it goes way beyond that to offer a developer interface similar to […]

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