Helm and Operators on OpenShift Part 2

Helm and Operators on OpenShift Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part blog series discussing software deployment options on OpenShift leveraging Helm and Operators. In the previous part we’ve discussed the general differences between the two technologies. In this blog we will specifically the advantages and disadvantages of deploying a Helm chart directly via the helm tooling or via […]

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Helm and Operators on OpenShift, Part 1

Helm and Operators on OpenShift, Part 1

With the release of Helm v3 as TechPreview on OpenShift 4 users and developers now have a wide variety of options to package and deploy software on OpenShift clusters. This became possible since Helm v3 does not rely on the Tiller component anymore that previously brought up a lot of security concerns. With this new […]

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OpenShift Authentication Integration with ArgoCD

OpenShift Authentication Integration with ArgoCD

GitOps is a pattern that has gained a fair share of popularity in recent times as it emphasizes declaratively expressing infrastructure and application configuration within Git repositories. When using Kubernetes, the concepts that GitOps employs aligns well as each of the resources (Deployments, Services, ConfigMaps) that comprise not only an application, but the platform itself […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #28 – Kubernetes Roles & Personas

[Podcast] PodCTL #28 - Kubernetes Roles & Personas

Depending on who you ask, you’re very likely to get many different answers to the question, “Who uses Kubernetes?”. In some cases, it’s the Operations team running the Kubernetes platform (e.g. OpenShift), managing scale, availability, security and deployments in multiple cloud environments. In some cases, it’s the Development team interacting with manifest files (e.g. Helm, […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #21 – Effective RBAC for Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #21 - Effective RBAC for Kubernetes

One of the strongest signals we heard coming out of KubeCon was the breadth of “Enterprise” companies deploying Kubernetes into production. As more containerized applications are placed in secure, often regulated, environments, having proper authorization is a critical element of providing defense-in-depth. In this week’s show, we looked at the “Effective RBAC” talk from KubeCon […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #7 – Digging into Kubernetes 1.8

With the announcement of Kubernetes 1.8 expected this week, we decided to sit down with two of the project’s leaders, Clayton Coleman (@smarterclayton) and Derek Carr (@derekwaynecarr). We discussed the early days of Kubernetes, how the Kubernetes SIGs are organized and prioritize new capabilities, as well as some of their favorite features in Kubernetes 1.8. […]

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