Fast Iterative Java Development on OpenShift/Kubernetes Using Rsync

Fast Iterative Java Development on OpenShift/Kubernetes Using Rsync

The key to a good development environment almost always comes down to how long it takes for changes you make to take effect. With any compiled language, there is often a lot of setup work involved to optimize deployment speed. Thankfully, one of the promises of containers is it allows for patterns to be standardized and repackaged as reusable images that do a lot of the heavy lifting for you.

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Binary Deployments with OpenShift 3

Binary Deployments with OpenShift 3

Some OpenShift users want to build their application outside of OpenShift, perhaps using a build management tool that they already use, and use the resultant .war file to deploy into OpenShift. We used to call this binary deployment in OpenShift v2 and I am using the same name here. This article discusses the approaches for binary deployment of the application .war files that are built outside of OpenShift into the OpenShift 3 environment.

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OpenShift PaaS Weekly Tips and Tricks – February 8, 2013

Lots of helpful tips for running OpenShift day to day:
Tips on cleaning up class files after war file redeployments
Tips on how test if a port binds successfully
Tips on how to connect gears to one another
Tips on how to configuring custom scripts on your python app
Installing dependencies on Perl
Tips on how to implement a file upload servlet

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