Process Insights with Red Hat Process Automation Manager and Kibana

Red Hat® Process Automation Manager is a platform for developing containerized microservices and applications that automate business decisions and processes. A critical piece of a business process system is having real-time insights into what is happening, and both monitoring KPI metrics and responding to problem trends is an integral part of operations.

In this video, we will take a look at how we can enable integration with Elasticsearch on a Red Hat® OpenShift environment, and how to represent the KPIs in a graphical business-friendly dashboard using Kibana.

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Receiving “Telegram” messages with Apache Kafka Connect on OpenShift

Do you ever heard about AMQ Streams? It is a Kafka Platform based on Apache Kafka and powered by Red Hat.  A big advantage of AMQ Streams is that as all Red Hat tools, it is prepared to run on the OpenShift platform.

This article’s about a common feature of Apache Kafka, called Kafka Connect. I’ll explain how it works with OpenShift.

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Red Hat Ansible Foundations Now Available on Pluralsight

Red Hat is thrilled to announce it has partnered with Pluralsight to deliver Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform training to the developer community. Pluralsight is a skills platform that evaluates the technical abilities of teams through assessments, aligns learning to key business objectives using learning paths and closes skills gaps in critical modern roles with courses authored by industry experts. In partnering with Pluralsight, Red Hat is focused on continuing to broaden the community of skilled Red Hat professionals by bringing enablement on key Red hat technologies to new audiences of learners. 

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Red Hat Training offers two courses for the price of one

Enabling our customers, partners, and communities to utilize open source technology in times of massive transformation is what we do and who we are as an organization. To help with your skills transformation during this time, Red Hat Training is offering a free video classroom or online course when you purchase virtual training, a video classroom, or an online course. In order to qualify, you must purchase and complete your virtual training and then contact your sales representative to receive your promotional code for a free video classroom or online modality. 

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Red Hat Preliminary Exam in System Administration I Now Available

As our technology-driven world continues to evolve and change on a nearly daily basis, so does the expansion of open-source in new and exciting ways. This global expansion calls for more and more competent Linux systems administrators, both new and experienced, to meet the ever-increasing demands of the industry. Many systems administrators aim to push their own skills further and to become certified in a multitude of products. However, many more are unsure of where they stand, or even how to get started on validating their skills outside of their regular day-to-day operations. There are hundreds of different certifications available in the world, but where should new and inexperienced systems administrators start?

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Virtual work strategies that are making an impact

By now, you have probably adjusted to where the glare comes from on your computer screen as you try to conference call from the living room or exactly which light to turn on to give you that movie-star-in-quarantine look when you flip on your webcam for your team meetings. We are in very unique times for many work professionals.

Many of us are accustomed to getting dressed, commuting into the office, sitting down at a desk, and enjoying the occasional water-cooler talk or team lunch. Now, thanks to the amazing efforts of those companies who can afford to work virtually, we are instead waking up and trying to juggle personal and work commitments from our homes.

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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 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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