Kubernetes: State and Storage

Kubernetes: State and Storage

I oftentimes hear folks stating that Kubernetes is great for stateless applications but when it comes to stateful applications, questions like: ‘Can it be done?’ or even ‘Should it be done?’ come up frequently. In this post, I’d like to offer a slightly more differentiated point of view and provide you with some resources that might help you dealing with stateful applications.

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Using Dynamic Provisioning and StorageClasses

Using Dynamic Provisioning and StorageClasses

OpenShift can integrate with underlying infrastructure, enabling OpenShift to dynamically interact with infrastructure and extend its functionality. Specifically, this can allow us to set up OpenShift to process a PersistentVolumeClaim and then allocate that storage dynamically.

I am going to cover what is needed to get started with dynamically provisioning storage, including cloud provider configuration, StorageClasses, and the Default StorageClass.

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What’s New in OpenShift 3.4 – Cluster Management

What’s New in OpenShift 3.4 – Cluster Management

By any means you choose to measure, Kubernetes is one of the most popular and comprehensive open source projects in the container space. It is a unique community of individuals and corporations coming together to solve some of the most complex problems in the containerization of cloud native and stateful application services. Red Hat continues to be a thought leader in the community and a company that offers robust and enterprise-ready solutions based on the platform. Today we announce OpenShift Container Platform 3.4! Let Red Hat help you get on a successful path with your container project today.

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OpenShift Commons Briefing #53: Continuous Integration on Openshift with Diamanti Converged Infrastructure

Red Hat OpenShift Commons

In this briefing, Diamanti’s Chakri Nelluri and Mark Balch discuss CI/CD challenges for Enterprises adopting containers and show how leveraging Diamanti’s Converged Infrastructure can solve some of the most challenging networking and storage requirements that organizations face when moving containerized workloads from development into production

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