Deploying JBoss EAP applications on OpenShift

Red Hat provides a container image for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP) that is specifically designed for use with OpenShift. In this tutorial we will learn how to pull the image from the registry and use it to deploy an application on OpenShift using S2I. Setting up an OpenShift project There are several strategies … Read more

Getting started with Red Hat OpenShift Local

Red Hat OpenShift Local (formerly Red Hat Code Ready Containers ) provide a minimal, preconfigured OpenShift 4.X single node cluster to your laptop/desktop computer for development and testing purposes. In this tutorial, we will learn how to set up an OpenShift clusters using with Red Hat OpenShift Local to emulate the cloud development environment on … Read more

How to use Microprofile Health Checks for your Services

Health checks are an essential component of all microservices applications. In this tutorial we will learn how to use the HealthCheck Microprofile API to verify the liveness and readiness of a Microservice along with the new Startup check which is available since the MP Health version 3.1.

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Create custom WildFly container images with S2I toolkit

Source-to-Image (S2I) is a toolkit for building container images from source code. S2I produces ready-to-run images by injecting source code into a container image and letting the container prepare that source code for execution. By creating self-assembling builder images, you can version your images and control your build environments exactly like you use container images … Read more

Comparing OpenShift with Kubernetes

This article provides a comparison between OpenShift and Kubernetes container management project covering both management and development areas. First of all, some definitions. Red Hat OpenShift is an Enterprise Open Source Container Orchestration platform. It’s a software product that includes components of the Kubernetes container management project but adds productivity and security features which are … Read more

Clustering WildFly on Openshift using WildFly Operator

Do you want to learn how to start quickly a WildFly cluster running on Openshift using WildFly Operator? then keep reading the rest of this article! First of all, what is an Operator? In essence, an Operator is a standard method of packaging, deploying and managing a Kubernetes application. With OpenShift 4, everything is deployed … Read more

How to deploy an application on Openshift using a Binary Build

In this short tutorial we will see how to deploy an Enterprise applications on Openshift (The Kitchensink demo) using a Binary Build, therefore having as input just the local WAR file. In most cases you can create applications on Openshift using the S2I (Source to Image) process using as input for your Templates a remote … Read more

Running any Docker image on Openshift

In this tutorial we will learn how to run a Docker image, built from a Dockerfile, on Openshift. So our starting point will be a simple Dockerfile definition which pulls the default “WildFly” image and adds some customizations to it. In our case, it simply adds a management user: FROM jboss/wildfly RUN /opt/jboss/wildfly/bin/ admin Password1! … Read more

Java EE example application on Openshift

In this tutorial we will learn how to deploy a Java EE application on WildFly Container image running on the top of OpenShift Container Platform using OKD. First of all, you need an OpenShift Container Platform cluster available. We suggest you having a look at the following article to learn how to install the Community … Read more

How to customize WildFly applications on Openshift

In this tutorial Java EE example application on Openshift we have deployed a sample Java EE application using a database on Openshift. We will explore now other possibilities such as running CLI commands as part of the Vuild process and include a set of custom modules and finally we will learn how to add artifacts … Read more