OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary

In this briefing, Red Hat's Zohaib Khan (@zeebluejay), Practice Lead and Manager PaaS Community of Practice at Red Hat discusses a structured approach modernizing your portfolio of applications and how to jumpstart your application development migration to cloud native.

In this session, we  covered the 3 main patterns from modernizing your portfolio of applications: Lift and Shift, Augmentation and Complete Rewrites.

  • Lift and Shift:
    • Containerize existing components
    • Deploy them on a PaaS
    • Keep external integrations and data on legacy
    • Legacy applications have to be well written and suited
  • Augmenting with New Layers
    • Legacy remains intact
    • New layer enables new capabilities
    • Deploy on PaaS
    • New integration points between legacy and new layers
  • Complete ReWrites where:
    • Legacy is totally replaced
    • New interfaces and data
    • Use PaaS to run
    • Some data and features can be re-wrapped, but mostly are retired.

If your development team is looking to jumpstart move to the cloud, this briefing will give you a lot of helpful insights into how to make the move. Zohaib shared a number of real world case studies and armed the audience with all the tools for making the case to management for making the move to cloud native as well.

Here's a link to the slides from the briefing: From Legacy to Cloud Native:3 Patterns of Application Migration to Cloud

Learn more at the next OpenShift Commons Gathering in Austin Dec 5th

Red Hatters, CNCF/Kubernetes project leads and numerous other members of the OpenShift Commons will be gathering together in Berlin for the upcoming OpenShift Commons Gathering co-located with Kubecon at the Austin Convention Center.

More Details coming soon here:

OpenShift Commons Briefings Playlist

You can find a Playlist of all previously recorded SIG meetings and OpenShift Commons Briefings on YouTube.

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About OpenShift Commons

OpenShift Commons is the place for organizations that are part of the OpenShift community to connect with peers and other related open source technology communities to communicate and collaborate across all OpenShift projects and stakeholders.

The Commons' goal is to foster collaboration and communication between OpenShift stakeholders to drive success for all members, and expand & facilitate points of connection between members for sharing knowledge and experience to help drive success for the platform and for participants: customers, users, partners, and contributors.

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