Hands on introduction to OpenShift Serverless

I recently collaborated with fellow Red Hatters to create a whiteboarding video that introduces OpenShift Serverless at a high level. In this article, I build upon that YouTube video and my recent work with Quarkus to create a hands-on deep dive into OpenShift Serverless. This article walks you through using the OpenShift Serverless operator to seamlessly add serverless capabilities to an OpenShift 4.3 cluster and then using the Knative CLI tool to deploy a Quarkus native application as a serverless service onto that same cluster.

OpenShift Serverless

OpenShift Serverless helps developers to deploy and run applications that will scale up or scale to zero on-demand. Applications are packaged as OCI compliant Linux containers that can be run anywhere. Using the Serverless model, an application can simply consume compute resources and automatically scale up or down based on use. As mentioned in the introduction above, the whiteboarding YouTube video embedded below provides a high-level overview of OpenShift Serverless.

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Red Hat’s Open Innovation Labs – Wins Award

Red Hat’s own Open Innovation Labs took home Computing Magazine’s 2019 award for “Best Digital Transformation Product or Service.” Competing against nine finalists, Red Hat’s immersive transformation service has seen huge success across the industry. Incorporating key elements of open-source, Open Innovation Labs delivers more than digital transformation.

It revolutionizes culture.

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Red Hat’s Training and Certification virtual classroom brings learning anywhere you are

In a recent Red Hat customer survey, skillset or talent gaps were once again ranked as top factors preventing digital transformation. Whether you are newly adopting Red Hat or need to upskill on a specific product, investing in skills is a critical component of moving your organization forward.

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Metrics Based Process Mapping (mbpm)

How to Visualize, Measure and Optimize Your Processes

If you are familiar with Value Stream Mapping (vsm) then you know its a macro-level map of the end to end delivery flow of a particular service or product from the beginning until it reaches a customer.  Metric Based Process Mapping (mbpm) on the other hand is a more detailed or micro-level view of how some of the stages or single processes of a vsm deliver value.

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Four Principles for Building a Culture of Automation

This article was originally posted on enterpriseai.news.

It’s estimated that 75 percent of an IT professional’s time is spent “keeping the lights on” with the remaining 25 percent focused on innovation that moves their businesses forward. Everyone should want to flip those percentages. After all, both executives and developers want the same thing: to drive innovation that helps improve the bottom line.

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Social Contracts

In my job as a Consulting Architect working with Red Hat’s Open Innovation Labs, I am in a very fortunate position where I get to help kick start new product teams. We use a range of open practices to help bootstrap these teams and get them off to the best start. One practice, in particular, I’ve come to realise is foundational for getting the team off to a great start: Social Contracts

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What is Machine Learning?

Machine Learning is a tool that is quickly becoming more and more available to enterprises. Although this new tool is very powerful, it is still often not well understood. This blog post intends to demystify the concepts around Machine Learning, define much of the vernacular common to the practice, and inform how Red Hat teams can help today. This post extends the information provided in our whiteboarding video.

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