Kubernetes and OpenShift: Community, Standards and Certifications

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Red Hat has been vocal about the importance of open standards in the containers space and were founding members of both the Open Container Initiative (OCI) and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). The CNCF plays an important role in providing neutral governance for the Kubernetes project and protecting the Kubernetes API standard. This is why Red Hat worked closely with Kubernetes community members like Google, Heptio and others to evolve the automated conformance test harness that ensures Kubernetes platforms and distributions like OpenShift adhere to the standard.

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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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PaaS Standards: Jelastic Embraces OpenShift Cartridge Format to Drive Open Standards

Red Hat is a company built on the value of openness. OpenShift is a platform as a service with the same values. OpenShift was designed with openness in mind so that enterprise IT and developers can build modern applications without the restrictions usually imposed by PaaS. Jelastic’s embrace of OpenShift Cartridges further highlights Red Hat’s leadership position on openness and increases the opportunity to accelerate the adoption of enterprise PaaS.

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