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Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform and Red Hat OpenShift

Deploy, manage and automate Kubernetes apps easily in Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

Take the complexity out of hybrid cloud

In hybrid cloud environments, IT and application teams can get overwhelmed by the complexity of infrastructure and software management. You can quickly tame that complexity by combining Red Hat® OpenShift®, Red Hat Ansible®, and Kubernetes Operators.

The combination frees up application engineers from mundane maintenance and updates. That means they can focus on improving the apps that power the organization. IT teams can simplify Day 2 operations by applying Ansible automation rules to infrastructure management, both within Kubernetes and beyond.

Why Red Hat Ansible and Red Hat OpenShift?

Many enterprises are on their journey to modernize their applications using Kubernetes as the platform technology of choice. With Red Hat Ansible and Red Hat OpenShift, you can automate what’s on your Kubernetes cluster and what’s outside the cluster. You can also manage clusters within your organization’s unique infrastructure.

Ansible and Red Hat OpenShift make the hard tasks in Kubernetes easier through automation and orchestration. Red Hat OpenShift fully supports Kubernetes Operators, which help simplify deployment, management, and operations of stateful applications.

How does it all work together?

Operators are an application-specific controller that extends the Kubernetes API to create, configure, and manage instances of complex stateful applications on behalf of a Kubernetes user. It builds upon the basic Kubernetes resource and controller concepts but includes domain or application-specific knowledge to automate common tasks.

Kubernetes Operators define a declarative state for infrastructure-as-code and maintain an application’s past installation into ongoing operations. Operators can be written in Ansible, so you can leverage the Ansible YAML language and ecosystem of over 3,000 community modules. That makes it possible to manage infrastructure-as-code, using Operators to define a declarative state for an application’s past installations into ongoing operations - no matter where the apps run.

And if you need to manage and automate operations in multiple clusters, even across different infrastructures, Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes brings it all together. A pre-built operator helps you connect your Red Hat Ansible workloads to Red Hat OpenShift and move even faster toward container-native applications.

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