Red Hat OpenShift 101 Lab

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Solution Overview
Red Hat OpenShift is a leading hybrid cloud enterprise Kubernetes application platform trusted by 1000+ organizations. Top features include:

  • Ships with Red Hat®Enterprise Linux® CoreOS for the Kubernetes master, and supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux for worker nodes, standard Docker and CRI-O runtimes.
  • Includes hundreds of fixes to defect, security, and performance issues for upstream Kubernetes in every release. 
  • Tested with dozens of technologies for a robust tightly-integrated platform supported over a 9-year lifecycle.
  • Includes software-defined networking and validates additional common networking solutions. 
  • Ships with an integrated, private container registry (installed as part of the Kubernetes cluster or standalone for greater flexibility). 
  • Streamlined workflows help teams get to production faster, including built-in Jenkins pipelines and source-to-image technology to go straight from application code to container. 

Goals & Objectives

Familiarize your team with containers, Openshift/Kubernetes and the basic operation of deploying applications to a microservice.  In this lab you will:

  • Create an application from the OpenShift CLI using Docker
  • Expose your container application to customers 
  • Use the Docker build strategy to create an application
  • Secure your application with SSL
  • Learn the OpenShift Web Console navigation
  • Create a PHP application with MySQL, link  applications, launch the PHP application and create records

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Hardware & Software

  • OpenShift 3.11
  • RHEL 7
  • VMware 
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