Blog articles about Red Hat OpenShift

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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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Red Hat container certification at-a-glance

July 21, 2020
If you’re a Technology Partner interested in bringing your container software to Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, here are the five steps required to do so.

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Building and certifying on containers - 5 things developers need to know

July 21, 2020
When building and certifying on Red Hat containers, here are 5 things that developers need to know.

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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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Red Hat OpenShift Operator certification at-a-glance

August 6, 2020
Building and certifying your software as a Red Hat OpenShift Operator involves just five steps. Read out them here.
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Video: How and where to get software certification help as a Red Hat partner

August 25, 2020
As a Technology Partner, a lot of Red Hatters are available to help guide you through the process. Learn more in this 5 minute video.
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Streamlining projects with the Red Hat Partner Connect API

September 28, 2020
Using the Partner Connect API is recommended for large products that are made up of tens or hundreds of container images. This article explains how to use it.
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Training

Red Hat Tech Ready: The Partner Experience

October 12, 2020
Red Hat Tech Ready is a new virtual global technical enablement series that provides the latest in the Red Hat product strategy and enablement on the newest features, exclusive to our Red Hat internal teams and Red Hat Partners. It is a 4 week series that covers 4 different aspects of Red Hat’s Open Hybrid Cloud Strategy.
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Technology certification

Red Hat to publish Container Health Index for certified partner images

October 13, 2020
Red Hat has been publishing the Container Health Index for Red Hat images, and now the CHI will track certified partner images that include Red Hat images. This grading system will be part of the certified product listing in the Red Hat Ecosystem Catalog.
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Red Hat recommended practices for container distribution

December 14, 2020
When your product is Red Hat certified, the distribution method you choose applies to two things: the repository where your images are hosted, and where your Operator will be listed and available for deployment. This article explains three options for you.
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Channel

Tech Data and Red Hat provide the hub for channel innovation (part 1)

March 16, 2021
Success in business, or in any walk of life, typically rests on like-minded groups and individuals coming together to share experiences and insights to deliver a positive outcome.
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Channel

Tech Data and Red Hat provide the hub for channel innovation (part 2)

March 22, 2021
The role of the Value-Added Distributor (VAD) is often overlooked. Tech Data is a hub for new and innovative technology. We have access to lots of different vendors, platforms and skill sets. This collective knowledge informs how we manage our community and our resources
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Channel

Removing cloud complexities from the channel (part 3)

April 6, 2021
If you thought implementing a successful hybrid cloud architecture could be complex, then you should try sourcing all the right tools to deliver a winning hybrid cloud channel proposition.
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Technical resources

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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Helm Chart software certification now available for OpenShift

May 14, 2021
Helm Certification complements Operators for kube-native application automation
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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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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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Simplifying Red Hat Operator Certification

September 22, 2021
Based on recent partner feedback, we will be releasing a new certification tool for Operator bundles that can be executed on any OpenShift cluster.
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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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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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News

Forrester study highlights partner opportunities for Red Hat OpenShift

January 18, 2022
Forrester reports that Red Hat OpenShift creates a revenue opportunity for partners up to 2.5 times the subscription revenues through implementation and ongoing management services, and building their own solutions that increase the value of Red Hat OpenShift.
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Events

Red Hat Hackfest drives ecosystem collaboration and innovation

February 8, 2022
In November 2021, 20 teams took part in the third edition of Red Hat Hackfest, our partner community initiative that brings partners and customers together to build innovative solutions that address complex business challenges. 
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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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Red Hat OpenShift lowers the barriers to artificial intelligence projects

March 22, 2022
Red Hat OpenShift 4.10 adds new capabilities in support of AI, along with NVIDIA AI Enterprise 2.0 certification to help streamline development and fuel innovation around intelligent applications
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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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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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Training

Red Hat expands free training courses available to Partners

August 3, 2022
Our open culture inspires us to empower partners to train using the same set of tools and practices that guide Red Hatters in our own customer engagements.
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Technical resources

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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Technology certification

Certification Updates for Red Hat OpenShift 4.11

August 16, 2022
Red Hat OpenShift 4.11 is now generally available, incorporating many enhancements such as hosted control planes, improved pod security options, better support for air-gapped environments, deeper observability via the web console, among others.
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Migrating from Red Hat OpenShift 3 to 4 -- Part 1

October 4, 2022
Red Hat OpenShift 3.11 officially reached its end of maintenance support on June 30, 2022. Now that OpenShift 3 has moved into the end of the maintenance support phase – it’s time for your customers to migrate.
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Tetrate Enterprise Service Mesh is now on OpenShift

October 24, 2022
Combining Tetrate Service Bridge with OpenShift Container Platform (OCP), built for the hybrid cloud, allows you to run workloads virtually anywhere and abstract away cloud provider details for a completely vendor-agnostic solution.
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Introducing OpenShift Partner Lab

November 15, 2022
OPL is a collaborative environment to utilize during the final phases of the development process for short-term, one day to one month, reservations.
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Training

Red Hat OpenShift training tailored to your partner journey

If your journey involves upskilling on Red Hat OpenShift, there are several courses that have been updated in the portal for your specific job roles and responsibilities.
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Migrating from Red Hat OpenShift 3 to 4 -- Part 2

December 5, 2022
In a previous blog post we discussed some of the general details around what customers using Red Hat OpenShift 3 need to do to migrate to Red Hat OpenShift 4. In this post, we’ll dig a little deeper into steps needed to properly complete this migration in an effective and efficient manner.