Lately, I have worked for Red Hat, the largest open source software company in the world. Through a variety of roles in my career, I have played key roles in building, maintaining, marketing, and selling open source software products and services.
In years past I was a social media start-up veteran, e-commerce old timer, and weathered government research technologist. This has led to experience in a variety of companies and organizations ranging from a seven person start-up to a 8,000 person technology company. This has culminated in a unique perspective on open source software development, delivery, and maintenance.
Background Recently, the Enterprise Linux (EL) supply chain has been pretty interesting. The announcement of CentOS Stream as an upstream for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) in late 2020, the announcements of Alma Linux and Rocky Linux as downstream rebuilds, and the announcement of AWS Linux 2022 being built as a downstream of Fedora are
We don’t really have a white paper or any marketing material on this, though we are working on a long term guide to capture Red Hat recommended best practices. In the meantime, I want to answer this simple question publicly: Red Hat generally recommends Kubernetes YAML instead of Compose, and we’re working towards a roadmap
We’ve been taking a look at adding more cloud native container tools to the operating system, and a few months ago we asked Mandvekar to add the Cloud Native Build Packs CLI tool to Fedora (thanks Lokesh!). Recently, I had a chance to test this out, and to my pleasant surprise, the CLI worked well
Everything You Need to Know About Moving from Docker in RHEL 7 to Podman in RHEL 8
This is a links article that I plan on keeping up to date over time. This should be a one stop shop for understanding how to use it. What/Why RHEL 8 enables containers with the tools of software craftsmanship – Dan Walsh & Scott McCarty Why Red Hat is investing in CRI-O and Podman –