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All You Need to Know About Red Hat Universal Base Image

By on Jun 19, 2019 in Article

This is a links article that I plan on keeping up to date over the coming months as we create more and more content on Red Hat Universal Base Image. This should be a one stop shop for understanding how to use it. What/Why Introducing the Red Hat Universal Base Image (UBI) – Scott McCarty Red Hat Universal Base Image: RHEL containers for everyone – Steven...

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Where’s The Red Hat Universal Base Image Dockerfile?

By on Jun 17, 2019 in Article

So, you’re looking for the Dockerfile used to create the Red Hat Universal Base Image (UBI)? Since it’s release this has become a very popular question. The first time somebody asked me, I literally froze. It made no sense to me and for a split second I even second guessed my own knowledge of how base images are created (I started creating them back in...

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Podman and CRI-O in RHEL 8 and OpenShift 4

By on Jun 10, 2019 in Article

What This is a quick article to pull together the entire picture of Podman and CRI-O with the releases of RHEL 8 and OpenShift Container Platform 4. In a nutshell, you get Podman with RHEL in a single node use case (orchestrate yourself) and CRI-O as part of the highly automated OpenShift 4 software stack. Let’s start with the high level story: Presentation:...

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Red Hat Universal Base Image and Licensing

By on Jun 8, 2019 in Article

The Red Hat Universal Base Image has generated a tremendous amount of buzz, which is great. This also means, I get a ton of questions about it. One of the most popular area of questions is around licensing. If you have licensing questions this blog might help you frame your questions better, but I always recommend consulting legal council. This article will, at a...

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Red Hat Summit 2019 Follow Up

By on May 20, 2019 in Article

If you attended a session of ours at Red Hat Summit, thank you for spending some time with us! As a follow up, I wanted to give a brief write up on the sessions, as well as share the labs and presentations. Thanks to Dan Walsh, Ben Breard, Jamie Duncan, John Osbourn, and Rodrigo Freire (special thanks for amazing Cachaca): Choosing the Right Container Base Image For...

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Why I Believe in Tools Like Kubernetes and Podman So Strongly

By on May 20, 2019 in Article

History Lesson on PaaS People often rewrite history in their minds. They see the way the landscape looks today, forget the chronological order of events, and reconstruct a false model of cause and effect. I am guilty of doing this from time to time. One such history is that of PaaS. The year was 2012, and PaaS was all the rage. Heroku was killing it, Cloud Foundry...

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