Operating Openshift: An Sre Approach to Managing Infrastructure (Paperback)
Kubernetes has gained significant popularity over the past few years, with OpenShift as one of its most mature and prominent distributions. But while OpenShift provides several layers of abstraction over vanilla Kubernetes, this software can quickly become overwhelming because of its rich feature set and functionality. This practical book helps you understand and manage OpenShift clusters from minimal deployment to large multicluster installations.
Principal site reliability engineers Rick Rackow and Manuel Dewald, who worked together on Red Hat's managed OpenShift offering for years, provide valuable advice to help your teams operate OpenShift clusters efficiently. Designed for SREs, system administrators, DevOps engineers, and cloud architects, Operating OpenShift encourages consistent and easy container orchestration and helps reduce the effort of deploying a Kubernetes platform. You'll learn why OpenShift has become highly attractive to enterprises large and small.
- Learn OpenShift core concepts and deployment strategies
- Explore multicluster OpenShift Container Platform deployments
- Administer OpenShift clusters following best practices
- Learn best practices for deploying workloads to OpenShift
- Monitor OpenShift clusters through state-of-the-art concepts
- Build and deploy Kubernetes operators to automate administrative tasks
- Configure OpenShift clusters using a GitOps approach
About the Author
Rick is a seasoned professional who has worked on cloud and container adoption throughout his career. As Site Reliability Engineer on Red Hat's OpenShift Dedicated team, Rick manages and maintains countless OpenShift clusters at scale and ensures their reliability every day by developing and following the best practices the reader will learn in this book.Manuel Dewald has been a software engineer on a variety of software projects from big enterprise software to distributed open source software composed of independent components. He's now working as Site Reliability Engineer at Red Hat, maintaining and automating the lifecycle of OpenShift clusters.