A Survey on Storage

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Storage is a big part of any application design strategy, but containers throw something of a monkey wrench into the traditional storage models. You’ve likely noticed that Red Hat has a few dogs in the storage race, most notably Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage. We’re curious to see how much our readers care about this […]

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Software Defined Storage: The Next Killer App for Cloud

Software Defined Storage: The Next Killer App for Cloud

  It’s never going to be possible to completely disconnect software from hardware. Indeed, hardware development is having a bit of a rebirth as young developers rediscover things like the 6502, homebrew computing, and 8-bit assembly languages. If this keeps going, in 20 years developers will reminisce fondly and build hobby projects in early IoT […]

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Mounting CIFS Shares in OpenShift

Mounting CIFS Shares in OpenShift

Red Hat OpenShift 3.x supports the use of persistent storage for data that needs to be accessed beyond the lifespan of a container instance. Persistent storage is enabled through a variety of supported plug-ins, including Elastic Block Store (EBS) when operating on Amazon Web Services, Azure File/Disk on the Microsoft Cloud and iSCSI or NFS […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #50 – Listener Mailbag Questions

[Podcast] PodCTL #50 - Listener Mailbag Questions

As the community around PodCTL has grown (~8000 weekly listeners) we’ve constantly asked them to give us feedback on topics to discuss and areas where they want to learn. This week we discussed and answered a number of questions about big data and analytics, application deployments, routing security, and storage deployment models. The show will […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #47 – VM Admin vs Container Admin

[Podcast] PodCTL #47 - VM Admin vs Container Admin

This week, we were watching as fall trade show season got started and we noticed that one of the Container 101 sessions had a packed room. This led to a discussion about how many people were still at the 101 stages of container knowledge. TL;DR – it’s still a lot! So we thought it would […]

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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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