Container-driven continuous delivery, this year at Red Hat Summit

CI/CD pipelines have become increasingly prevalent as a way way to approach software promotion workflows, because of their promise of full automation. The desired outcome of a well designed CI/CD pipeline is confidence in the software delivery process so that releases can be done at any time. And in fact a deployment in production becomes a non-event.

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Accelerating Time To Value In The New Digital Economy

Today, most organizations have significant internal datasets and digital services. These resources have the potential to be converted into new revenue streams by securely exposing them to customers and partners as web services. The availability of a number of open source web service frameworks, has meant that it has never been easier to develop RESTful APIs and expose these resources to customers. This allows organizations to validate an idea or hypothesis and capture customer feedback in a matter of weeks or possibly even days.

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JBoss Data Virtualization & SOAP WS with 2-way SSL

I have recently worked on an interesting use case to integrate JDV with a SOAP Webservice which exposes WS-Addressing behavior via SOAP headers and requires a 2-way SSL. The use case stems from some strict regulations in the host country which prevent direct access to data sensitive systems and any access has to be via a web service, authenticated and encrypted. The following example showcases the configurations required and can be found in github. Installation Guide – Red Hat Customer Portal

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Making The Most Of Software-Defined-Storage With Consulting, Training & Support

If you have been thinking that software-defined storage (SDS) can only be used in an OpenStack environment, think again. Storage for OpenStack only represents a tiny fraction of the multi-billion dollar enterprise and cloud storage market. Just about any industry, government, defense, satellite imagery, medical imagery, media and more has incredibly large storage needs that are growing exponentially every year.

Before the arrival of SDS, the only choice organizations had was to invest in expensive storage appliances, and to keep investing in more and more of them whenever they needed to accommodate exploding data storage needs.

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