Adopting Kubernetes in an Enterprise is a daunting task. In this series of articles I am trying to give you an opinionated view on what you might need to consider when you are in the middle of rolling out Kubernetes within your organisation. Whether you are a developer or an IT operator, I am trying […]
Finally, the time has come. The first personal event after Corona. The Container Days 2021 were just around the corner. Right on time for the start of the event, the location presented itself from its best side. It was rainy. At the latest now it was clear: I’m in the north of Germany, on the […]
As Kubernetes gets more and more adopted, the need for tools to manage diverse and widespread installations grows. Red Hat’s answer to that challenge is Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes (RHACM). This article is the continuation of my first article on policies in RHACM, which can be found here: Now I want to […]
loose coupling to surrounding services to have more flexibility in the actual move of applications. Containerize your applications to have them more portable. Switch your test data as much as possible to synthetic data to have less legal and security hurdles. Standardize and automated your testing approach to have better verification possibilities. Beside that automated QA will be one of the major drivers in your business case.
In my article “Five lessons learned on leadership in an Open Organization” I described my personal journey of moving into my first people management role at Red Hat. I also shared some of my best practices around leadership and approaches towards making a team successful in an Open Organization. Back then, I could not believe […]
In this document I describe one possible approach to scale the knowledge around a new technology into the organisation. I will show a way which is flexible enough to meet the personal needs. But which is managed enough to not leave people alone. And shield your staff from the daily business but on the other side avoid an impact to it.
Introduction Today the world is changing rapidly with processes, application development and integration moving even faster. Workflows and their applications are highly automated and connect directly to private or shared data endpoints over the globe. Data growth, the distribution of data and connecting apps with the right Service Level Agreements (SLA) for availability, reliability and […]
Part 4/4 of the article series “Automated Application Packaging and Distribution with OpenShift – A guide through the jungle of modern development practices with Kubernetes”. This part explains GitOps and discusses an example with ArgoCD and Tekton.
An interview with my colleagues Marcel Hild and Robert Bohne on new ways to apply Open Source principles to operating software. Ingo: Hello Robert, hello Marcel! Nice to have you here! And today we have an interesting topic “operate first” and I’m very curious what that really means. So, Marcel and Robert, please introduce […]
As Kubernetes gets more and more adopted, the need for tools to manage diverse and widespread installations grows. Red Hat’s answer to that challenge is Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes (RHACM). Its range of features is divided into four main areas, which can also easily be seen in its UI (Note: The Screenshots […]