CICD on OpenShift Part One


I have successfully migrated 'Dilbert' from EC2 instance to OpenShift. Dilbert is an automation bot that we use to offload some daily operations. In this article, I will show you how it works. In the Dilbert project, I have one build configuration.  For each version, I only build once. This to ensure only one binary … Continue reading CICD on OpenShift Part One

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Autoscaler on OpenShift Dedicated


At the time of writing, OpenShift dedicated (v3.5.5.31) only supports autoscaling based on the CPU metrics. So the first step is to ensure the CPU request is in place. It can be setup in the section of container spec. e.g spec: containers: image: 'poc/web' name: my-web ports: - containerPort: 3000 resources: requests: cpu: 200m limits: … Continue reading Autoscaler on OpenShift Dedicated

Build smart into your docker images


We have been running mysql 5.7 on OpenShift with RedHat provisioned images.  To make it work is easy, but to make it work correctly is a bit harder. One example is that how to setup the innodb_buffer_pool_size (one of the most important parameters of mysql)? When you build the image you don't know how much memory the … Continue reading Build smart into your docker images

Missing Parts of OpenShift Dedicated


I have been working on OpenShift Dedicated (on AWS) for a few weeks. At the time of writing (v3.5.5.31), here are a couple missing parts that I have found out so far. They are all confirmed by the RedHat support. Share persistent volume across multiple containers: Currently there is no way to share the persistent … Continue reading Missing Parts of OpenShift Dedicated