Hybrid Cloud Apps with Openshift and Kubernetes: Delivering Highly Available Applications and Services
Elder, Michael, Kitchener, Jake, Topol Brad Dr
Selling your CTO on the merits of OpenShift and Kubernetes is only the beginning. When it comes to operating and scaling OpenShift, you need to understand how to manage and expose resources to application teams and how to continuously deliver changes to applications running in these environments. With this practical book, new and experienced developers and operators will learn specific techniques and examples 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.
This book shows you how to:
- Manage multiple teams in their use of OpenShift and Kubernetes
- Promote the efficient use of data center resources
- Deliver highly available applications and services
- Manage application tenancy throughout the enterprise
- Provide multicluster management and high availability
- Apply continuous updates to OpenShift and Kubernetes
- 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.