Hybrid cloud blog

August 18, 2020

Create Windows VMs inside OpenShift with OpenShift Virtualization and OpenShift Container Storage

    When migrating workloads which have previously been running on VMs, or bare metal servers to OpenShift, you sometimes discover that not everything from the architecture is able to seamlessly be ...

Chris Blum

August 12, 2020

Hybrid Cloud with OpenShift Container Storage & HPE Servers

This video demonstrates how to configure OpenShift Container Storage using an Operator on a bare-metal deployment of OpenShift on HPE servers. It further highlights created Persistent Volume Claims ...

Ken Bell and Mayur Shetty

May 18, 2020

OpenShift Container Storage and the Operator Pattern

Operators are becoming an increasingly popular method of implementing application maintenance in Kubernetes, and are the basis for all management operations in the OpenShift Container Platform. Many ...

Jose A. Rivera

May 15, 2020

Application Development Agility with Persistent Storage

    Earlier this year, writing in The New Stack, I argued that industry-wide moves toward strategic software development — over operational and transactional approaches — place DevOps teams in a new, ...

Michael St-Jean

May 14, 2020

OpenShift Container Storage: Why Ceph?

One of my jobs as a Senior Principal Software Engineer is to answer questions from customers at events. At events like KubeCon, I know a lot of those questions are going to be about one thing: Ceph ...

Sébastien Han

April 30, 2020

Using local disks on VMware with OpenShift Container Storage

With the arrival of Openshift Container Storage version 4.3 - using local disks on AWS, VMware and bare metal is being released as a tech-preview feature. This means that this feature is available ...

Christopher Blum

April 28, 2020

Deploying OpenShift Container Storage using Local Devices

Overview Building high performance storage services for OpenShift requires taking a holistic look at the overall architecture of the software defined storage stack. Eliminating unnecessary layers can ...

Annette Clewett, Kyle Bader

April 27, 2020

Leveraging local NVMe disks for OpenShift Container Storage on VMware

This blog explains how to leverage local NVMe disks that are present on the vsphere hypervisors inside of OCS. The disks will be directly forwarded to the VMs to keep the latency low. This feature is ...

Christopher Blum

April 24, 2020

Workload Characterization: OpenShift Registry with OpenShift Container Storage

Application introduction The purpose of an image-registry is to serve and store container images. A container image is a basic requirement for running containers within pods. For this reason, it is ...

Marcel Hergaarden

April 23, 2020

Workload Characterization: OpenShift Metrics with OpenShift Container Storage

Application Introduction Prometheus is a free software application used for event monitoring and alerting. It records real-time metrics in a time series database built using a HTTP pull model, with ...

Christopher Blum

April 22, 2020

Workload Characterization: OpenShift Cluster Logging with OpenShift Container Storage

Application Introduction OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) cluster administrators can deploy cluster logging using a few CLI commands and the OCP web console to install the Elasticsearch Operator ...

Karan Singh

April 21, 2020

OpenShift Services with OpenShift Container Storage

About The purpose of this document is to offer guidance on Red Hat Openshift Container Storage (OCS) in combination with Red Hat Openshift Container Platform (OCP) internal services for logging, ...

Marcel Hergaarden, Karan Singh