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Building apps for OpenShift? Start here

June 22, 2020
Build partners: want to build apps for Red Hat OpenShift? This short 4 minute video explains the resources available to you.
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Introducing the Red Hat OpenShift Certified Operator Discovery Workshop

June 25, 2020
When we started down the path of creating a Red Hat OpenShift Operator certification for partners, after a few calls it quickly came to our attention that there were a lot of moving parts that developers needed to know about prior to beginning the certification workflow. 

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Testing your Operator with OpenShift Playground

June 25, 2020
Build partners: Test your Kubernetes Operator with OpenShift Playground. This 6 minute video will get you started.
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Getting Started with the Red Hat Partner Connect API

July 15, 2020
The Red Hat Partner Connect API provides Red Hat partners with a REST interface for automating common functions within Red Hat Partner Connect certification use cases. The purpose of this post is to provide developers with an overview of Partner Connect’s API functions and the fundamentals of access and testing.

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Building a Helm-based certified OpenShift Operator

July 28, 2020
Kubernetes Operators have been such a hot topic in the last couple years. This video discusses how to build an Operator from a Helm chart using the Operator-SDK tool. If you have a helm chart for your containerized application, follow along in my video and see how easy it is to build your own Operator! 

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Building and certifying Operators - 5 things developers need to know

August 4, 2020
If you're a software developer looking to build a Kubernetes Operator and have it Red Hat Certified, then here are "5 things" that you need to know.

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Migrating your base Image from CentOS to UBI

August 19, 2020
There have been a number of recent workshops where partners are moving to the Red Hat Universal Base Image (UBI) from CentOS for their base image. This post summarizes some easy steps to do it.
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Container Adoption: 5 Lessons on How to Overcome Barriers

December 15, 2020
To push past early challenges such as organizational inertia, adapting processes, and difficulties in choosing the right container technologies, enterprises must focus on five key lessons. If done properly, this can transform their development journey and revolutionize their organizational flexibility
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OpenShift Troubleshooting Resources

April 16, 2021
An essential phase of partner engagements is to technically align a partner’s application offering with the Red Hat platform. For containerized applications, this work focuses on adopting Red Hat’s OpenShift Container Platform.
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Leading with containers

June 8, 2021
Containers and Kubernetes play a key role for modern application development, supporting new business models around edge, IoT and AI/ML. Despite all of this, there are still some barriers to even faster adoption of enterprise open source. In EMEA specifically these center around concerns with level of support, compatibility with legacy systems and lack of internal skills.
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Using Jenkins CI/CD for Container Certification

June 8, 2021
This post will focus on Jenkins integrations exclusively and is for partners in the Red Hat ecosystem using CI/CD for container certification automation.
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Red Hat Expands Workload Possibilities Across the Hybrid Cloud with Latest Version of OpenShift

June 24, 2021
Red Hat OpenShift 4.8 helps organizations accelerate the creation of new cloud-native applications without abandoning existing environments and IT investments.
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API deprecation in Kubernetes 1.22 that will impact your operators

August 31, 2021
Red Hat OpenShift 4.9 will retire a series of Beta level APIs in both alignment and support of the Kubernetes community’s goal of encouraging the use of Stable APIs to increase the trust in API usage for production workloads and meet the expectations of enterprise users. 
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The new Technology Partner Success Desk features

September 2, 2021
Red Hat's Technology Partner Success Desk has some new capabilities designed to create a better communication experience.
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Cheat Codes for Red Hat Partner Training

September 7, 2021
Red Hat Partner Training has so much to offer but is there a way to level up your training game? Perhaps some “cheat codes” might help.
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Things to know about Red Hat Ansible Content Collections

September 13, 2021
There are five key things you need to know about Ansible Content Collections.
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Testing content Collections with Ansible Automation Platform 2.0

October 11, 2021
With the release of Ansible Automation Platform 2, Ansible automators and technology partners now have a new way to consume and package automation respectively in the form of automation execution environments.
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Updating Operators for OpenShift 4.9

October 14, 2021
Kubernetes has removed several APIs from version 1.22. Any Operators utilizing these deprecated APIs will not work on OpenShift 4.9+ (or any cluster vendor utilizing Kubernetes 1.22) and will block your
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OpenShift and Advanced Cluster Management Updates

October 19, 2021
Red Hat Pushes the edge further with Updates to Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes
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Red Hat Enhances Developer Experience on OpenShift

October 19, 2021
Red Hat enhances the developer experience on OpenShift with its latest portfolio updates
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Red Hat OpenShift 4.9 Is Now Generally Available

October 19, 2021
OpenShift 4.9 has a number of exciting new enhancements and new features for developers of cloud-native apps, for cloud-native DevOps practitioners, and for cluster and cloud administrators.
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Operator Certification Optimized for Continuous Integration

November 5, 2021
As the ecosystem of applications and infrastructure services on Red Hat OpenShift continues to grow, it is important to facilitate continuous testing and integration that tracks the Red Hat OpenShift life cycle.
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Optimize RHEL installation and deployment with RHUI 4.0

December 2, 2021
With the release of Red Hat Update Infrastructure (RHUI) 4.0, Certified Cloud & Service Providers (CCSP) have enhanced features and functionality to help streamline their content management and optimize day 2 infrastructure service operations. 
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An introduction to Red Hat cloud native.

January 27, 2022
This video offers a great introduction to Red Hat cloud native.
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Introducing a new, enhanced certification tooling for container images

March 15, 2022
Our new certification tooling allows you to run the certification tests on your own computer through the downloadable preflight tool. All you need is a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system and access to the image you want to certify.
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Optimizing Red Hat Enterprise Linux hardware certification testing

March 28, 2022
This post is to assist the certification tester at our hardware partners to be effective and efficient when conducting the certification tests.
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Introduction to the Red Hat Distributed Continuous Integration process

May 31, 2022
Taking a view from the partner's perspective, we explore the continuous integration process.
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Updating your operators for OpenShift when Kubernetes changes APIs

June 9, 2022
Beginning with Kubernetes 1.16, the Kubernetes project periodically deprecates and removes APIs from the platform in order to maintain a clean, high functioning set of APIs.
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Two useful managed application services for Red Hat partners

June 24, 2022
Red Hat partners can benefit from two new managed service offerings in the hybrid cloud application integration space
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2022 Global Tech Outlook: A Red Hat report

July 28, 2022
Each year, Red Hat surveys information technology (IT) leaders and decision makers to learn their technology goals and priorities for the coming year, as well as where they are in their digital transformation journeys.
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Important OpenShift changes to Pod Security Standards

August 3, 2022
The Kubernetes project periodically deprecates and removes APIs from the platform. Any time the Kubernetes project deprecates or removes APIs, projects using the affected APIs must adjust to accommodate these changes. OpenShift, and Red Hat partners running workloads and providing solutions for use on OpenShift, subsequently must also adopt and adjust to these upstream changes.
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Using OpenShift Pipelines CI/CD and Quay for Container Certification

August 11, 2022
How do you build and implement your own CI/CD pipeline and more importantly why would you? Find out the rationale and reasoning as to why you would do this as well as how to do it.
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Not For Resale Subscriptions: What you need to know

August 18, 2022
Red Hat Not-for-Resale (NFR) subscriptions are no-cost Red Hat product subscriptions that are available to Red Hat partners as a benefit of participating in Red Hat partner programs.
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Container Certification FAQ

September 20, 2022
During a recent technical workshop we discussed what you need to know to build and certify your containers for Red Hat platforms and have shared some of the questions and answers with you.