OpenShift

The Kitchen Cake with OpenShift

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With OpenShift you can have your Cake and PHP too. And templates, REST services, side-car pod patterns, database connectivity, runtime environment variable injection, pod lifecycle event hooks, port-forwarding and more. Its every thing and the kitchen sink. But let’s stop shall we before we mangle anymore metaphors. Over to you DeeDee. This lab is another in […]

DevOps

Logging with OpenShift

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OpenShift uses a modified version of the ELK stack known as EFK – Elasticsearch, Fluentd and Kibana to provide log aggregation. And yes, you guessed it, the setup is made easy with OpenShift and take just one command line switch. This time its Bogor’s turn. This lab is another in the OpenShift MiniLabs series.

DevOps

Metrics with OpenShift

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OpenShift uses Hawkular Metrics as a metrics engine which stores the data persistently in a Cassandra database. When this is configured, CPU, memory and network-based metrics are viewable from the OpenShift Container Platform web console and are available for use by horizontal pod autoscalers. Chillax. To set this up it take just one command line switch. […]

Data Science

R using RStudio Server with OpenShift

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Introduction [ UPDATE ] A new and improved approached to standing up a RStudio Server as a container instance can be found here. To know R is to love R. RStudio Server is a popular IDE tool that makes the R experience even better. And OpenShift makes it even easier again. R is for Riki. […]

DevOps

Secrets with OpenShift

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Listen, do you want to hear a secret? Actually, so far its been pretty easy because everything has been in the clear. Welcome to Kubernetes secrets with OpenShift. Mmmm, Cookies. This lab is another in the OpenShift MiniLabs series.

DevOps

Storage Made Easy with OpenShift

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Container workloads elegantly making storage volume claims which are robustly satisfied without conflicts. I’d like to see that. Well, yes you can with OpenShift. Billy, cat-in-a-box, and his friends are here to tell you how. This lab is another in the OpenShift MiniLabs series.

DevOps

Configmaps with OpenShift

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In the Pipelines with OpenShift example we promoted the application from Development to Testing. But what about those pesky environment variables? What if they must take on different values depending on the deployed environment? Welcome to the kubernetes’s configmap feature, brought to you by Selby. This lab is another in the OpenShift MiniLabs series.

DevOps

Pipelines with OpenShift

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Some might regard Jenkins as only beautiful on the inside. But with OpenShift, the beauty also runs skin deep. Just like Snuggles. This lab is another in the OpenShift MiniLabs series.

OpenShift

Decision Service Made Easy with OpenShift

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The Weight Watcher – a Goal Attainment Scale is an example of an implementation of a Really Simple Rules Service (RSRS). RSRS is a (stateless REST) Decision Server based on JBoss BRMS 6.x that uses a simple facts-in-facts-out (FIFO) pattern and supports CEP use cases. Milo, the Red Dog look-a-like, will show you the way. This lab is another […]