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Easing Security Compliance with the OpenShift Compliance Operator: Part 3

In the first part of this series, I discussed the power of Red Hat’s Compliance Operator for securing your OpenShift 4.x clusters. I gave a quick overview of the installation and then walked through how to initiate compliance scans and review the high-level results. I also showed the power of the Compliance Operator by applying […]

Data Center Interior

Easing Security Compliance with the OpenShift Compliance Operator: Part 2

In the first part of this series, I discussed the power of Red Hat’s Compliance Operator for securing your OpenShift 4.x clusters. I gave a quick overview of the installation and then walked through how to initiate compliance scans and review the high-level results. I also showed the power of the Compliance Operator by applying […]

Easing Security Compliance with the OpenShift Compliance Operator: Part 1

This is the first part of a series about the OpenShift Compliance Operator, focusing on installing the operator and running a scan. Operators are a strong piece of Red Hat’s OpenShift platform, easing the operational complexity of what might otherwise be difficult pieces of the platform. Red Hat’s Compliance Operator provides some relief to the […]

5 Simple Commands to Manage Your AWS EC2 Instances Using the CLI

I have a lab environment in Amazon Web Services (AWS) that consists of four small EC2 instances. When I’m not using the lab, I shut the instances down and then start them up when I need them. When I do this, they get new public IP addresses, and I need to know those addresses in […]

Computer And Tools

Using Health Checks in Red Hat OpenShift 4.5

Health checks are an important part of containerized application deployments in Red Hat OpenShift. In OpenShift 4.5, Red Hat added startup probes as a third option besides readiness and liveness probes. Also, it brought the configuration of these checks back to the web interface, making it easier for developers. In this article, I’ll describe the […]

Focus And Dedication Got Her Far

Taking Red Hat Certification Exams Remotely

Red Hat certifications are an excellent way for IT professionals to validate their mastery of Red Hat products. Professionals with Red Hat certifications are in demand because the Red Hat certification process involves a rigorous, hands-on evaluation of Red Hat technologies. Traditionally, these exams took place at designated testing facilities or as part of in-person […]

Code New

Managing Workloads with Infrastructure Nodes

One of the many benefits of using Red Hat OpenShift to manage your container workloads is the flexibility it provides to distribute and/or isolate workloads. There are many scenarios around this, but one that I like to regularly use when deploying a cluster is creating dedicated infrastructure nodes, and then moving the router function onto […]

Healthcare

Avoiding Disasters with Chaos Engineering

The cost of an outage to a business is very high. This isn’t news to anyone, but in today’s world of instant access and immediate gratification, it’s truer now than ever. Businesses today are expected to be accessible at all times to consumers. As a result, businesses need to build infrastructure and applications that are […]