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OpenShift on Raspberry Pi 4?

Almost! We run MicroShift on a Raspberry Pi4. MicroShift is an experimental flavour of OpenShift/Kubernetes optimized for the device edge. It targets the niche between minimal, standalone Linux edge devices and full-fledged OpenShift/Kubernetes edge clusters. You can find more details about MicroShift at https://next.redhat.com/project/microshift/  MicroShift is a research project being worked on upstream in the […]

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State of the art end to end automation in three chapters

How to achieve a sound & compelling governance handling change requests, incidents and problem tickets in a DevSecOps scenario – based on authors’ field experience with end to end automation.

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Happy New Year

We wish all a happy and successful New Year!

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00 - Cloud-Native App Dev

How to quickly create a CRUD service with Quarkus

Quickly creating a REST CRUD service with Quarkus, making use of Dev Services for databases and a few extensions to move your service to a Kubernetes cluster.

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Quantum Computing: Open Source from the Start

This blog post will discuss why Quantum Computing is a natural step to evolve our computing capabilities. I will give a short overview of the core principles and differences to classical computing and how anyone with interest is able to access quantum computers — using Open Source software. Why do we care about quantum computing? […]

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Kubernetes is a Platform for building Platforms

Kelsey Hightower stated already in 2017, that Kubernetes is not a Platform by itself, but rather a better way to start to build a platform. But what does that really mean? From my point of view, this means that Kubernetes is a platform that provides a core abstraction- and Service  layer for cloud-native applications to […]

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Culture Change in Automation: Declarative vs. Process Description

You might have guessed it: I’m an old IT guy. I grew up, when x86 was still the 8086 processor (and the TLA (Three Letter Acronym) “x86” hadn’t even been invented to describe the basis for a whole industry), so the topic of this article might seem a bit “far fetched” or reversely “state of […]

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Why do you need Ansible to Manage your Middleware Runtimes?

Surely, if you have a challenge (faster release, becoming more agile, scalability, …) coming up in the next few years for your application development and deployment, you have heard that containerizing your applications on OpenShift will be the answer. And down the road, when your infrastructure & internal processes have evolved enough, and when legal […]

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Adorning myself with borrowed plums on Leadership, Empathy, Perspective, Millenials an the Infinite Game

There are times when things are said, told, explained in a way you cannot improve nor make it more meaningful. Hence, in the “borrowed plums” category I start sharing with you things that impressed and influenced me and my thinking in relevant ways. One speaker that is inspiring me to see and observe the world […]

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10 lessons learned while automating elementary container deployment tasks on Linux

Our experiences preparing for a demo at Ansiblefest 2021 Speakers: Karoly “Charlie” Vegh and Robert “Bob” BaumgartnerSupported by: Chris Jung, Phil Griffith, Eric Lavarde, Elle Lathram Introduction and Purpose AnsibleFest is always pretty cool, all new announcements, live demos, roundtable discussions, etc. Bob, being the Kubernetes/Container Architect and my humble self being more a Linux […]