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The datacenter of the future

When I try to look into the future, what would I see for a datacenter? What are the requirements the data centers need to comply with? What can a solution look like? In the coming text I will try to give answers to those questions. Executive summary In the coming years the usage of services […]

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Escaping the Moving Target Platform Dilemma

tl;dr To ensure application consistency for distributed (multi hybrid) cloud environments, streamline your target platform from the bottom up. This helps you dealing with the Moving Target Platform Dilemma (MTPD). As mentioned in the previous article, using the SaaS Kubernetes (K8s) offerings from cloud providers (such as EKS, AKS, GKS) causes your application services to […]

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You’ve written a Kubernetes-native Application? Here is how OpenShift helps you to run, develop, build and deliver it – securely! (1/4)

This blog kicks off a series of 4 blog articles. They will all be available here, as soon as they get published. Run: Get your Angular, Python or Java Dockerfile ready with Red Hat’s Universal Base Image and deploy with Helm on OpenShift Develop: The Inner Loop with OpenShift Dev Spaces Build: From upstream Tekton […]

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The Moving Target Platform Dilemma

tl;dr You want to gain flexibility by leveraging the K8s offerings from multiple hyperscalers (“cloud providers”) for your application. You gain a bunch of inflexibility by assuring your application behaves equally on all these K8s target platforms. I remember the days as a Java developer when we had to ensure our applications (quite often pre-Spring […]

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Cardboard OpenShift cluster

Although OpenShift becomes more and more known, there still are quite some people who are not fully aware about OpenShift and how it works. In addition to the common methods of presentations (“slides on beamers”), there are always opportunities to make software or processes in software more visible and tangible. So we show a slide, […]

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Why test automation won’t work without infrastructure automation

The article shows the different benefits of an automated testing approach and why the full benefit can only unleashed by using infrastructure automation.

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The importance of getting resource requests and limits right.

Problem Summary At the start of spring 2022, I was asked to assist in untangling a very escalated set of related cases with one of our customers. Their cluster had been experiencing stability issues over a period of several months. Initial analyses by support seemed to suggest resource problems, in particular insufficient memory. There were […]

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Red Hat Summit 2022: Editor’s Picks

Red Hat Summit 2022 is a wrap! It was packed with interesting sessions covering a wide range of topics. Most sessions are available after a quick registration for on-demand viewing until December 2022 here:  https://summit.redhat.com There are 101 on-demand sessions available covering high level topics down to the dirty technical details of using Red Hat’s […]

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History of Cloud

Lately I have been giving a keynote at the Vogel-IT yearly Cloud Computing eXchange conference CCX on the history of clouds and the lessons we learned in looking at that history. The conference was held virtually this year on the Star Wars day, May 4th, 2022: https://www.ccxconference.de/ As the conference language was German, I want […]

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Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security with OpenShift Pipelines and Slack Integration

Summary This article describes the installation of Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security (RHACS) using the Operator. It also covers the integration of Tekton Pipelines for the deployment of two different containers and the configuration of a Slack notification. A special feature here is that the installation and configuration is largely automated by scripts and can […]

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