Selling your CTO on the merits of OpenShift and Kubernetes is only the beginning. To operate and scale OpenShift, you also need to know how to manage and expose resources to application teams and continuously deliver changes to the applications running in these environments. With this practical book, new and experienced developers and operators will learn specific techniques for operationalizing OpenShift and Kubernetes in the enterprise.
Industry experts Michael Elder, Jake Kitchener, and Brad Topol show you how to run OpenShift and Kubernetes in production and deliver your applications to a highly available, secure, and scalable platform. You'll learn how to build a strong foundation in advanced cluster operational topics, such as tenancy management, scheduling and capacity management, cost management, continuous delivery, and more.
- Examine the fundamental concepts of Kubernetes architecture
- Get different Kubernetes and OpenShift environments up and running
- Dive into advanced resource management topics, including capacity planning
- Learn how to support high availability inside a single cluster
- Use production-level approaches for continuous delivery and code promotion across clusters
- Explore hybrid cloud use cases, including multicluster provisioning, upgrading, and policy support
- Devise and deliver disaster recovery strategies
Michael Elder is the IBM Distinguished Engineer for the IBM Multicloud Platform.His technical focus is enabling enterprises to deploy a common application programming model and operational model based on Kubernetes in hybrid architectures deployed across multicloud infrastructure. Before leading the private cloud platform, he led DevOps solutions including IBM UrbanCode and IBM Bluemix Continuous Delivery. Through his leadership and execution, IBM was able to offer automated deployment capabilities for clients' applications, into a variety of cloud delivery platforms. Today, he is enabling clients to bridge their existing IT architectures to modern Platform-as-a-Service runtimes to compete in an ever more digital world.As a Senior Technical Staff Member within IBM Cloud, Jake is responsible for the architecture, implementation, and delivery of the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service. Jake is a habitual open source cloud adopter starting with OpenStack and then migrating to containers and Kubernetes. He has been developing and delivering IBM Cloud container platforms for over five years. Jake also has a passion for all things DevOps.Dr. Brad Topol is an IBM Distinguished Engineer leading efforts focused on Open Technologies and Developer Advocacy. Brad is a Kubernetes contributor, serves as a member of the Kubernetes Conformance Workgroup, and is a Kubernetes Documentation Maintainer. He also leads a large development team focused on contributing to and improving Kubernetes. In addition, Brad serves as the Developer Advocate CTO for Kubernetes and container technologies and has cross IBM responsibility for all aspects of container and Kubernetes developer advocacy initiatives including collateral development, presence at conferences, and meetups.