[Podcast] PodCTL #6 – What’s included with Kubernetes?

[Podcast] PodCTL #6 - What's included with Kubernetes?

This week we discuss a topic that often comes up with companies that want to build a DIY platform using Kubernetes. How much is included in the Kubernetes open source project, and how many other things have to be integrated to create a functional platform for deploying applications into production? We explore: What’s included? What’s […]

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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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How to Control Enterprise Application Sprawl with OpenShift

Private PaaS offers an compelling new way to control application sprawl within the enterprise without depriving developers of the on-demand self-service functionality they desire. Prior to the emergence of Private PaaS offerings such as OpenShift, Operations and IT Managers wrangled with hard decisions about how to regulate and secure all the components of applications that they were charged with managing, scaling and guaranteeing uptime on.

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It’s 2014 and PaaS is Eating the World

As the Morgan Stanley survey points out, 50% of CIOs recognize that PaaS is the solution and are planning on deploying PaaS in 2014. As Peter Drucker once famously said, “Culture eats Strategy for breakfast”. This is the year that PaaS eats the world of Enterprise IT (or at least 50% of it). PaaS is clearly a case of Developer Culture moving Corporate Strategy to a new level of innovation and agility.

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