About a year ago, Red Hat Product Security decided to move its blog, the Red Hat Security Blog, off of WordPress.com’s infrastructure and onto Red Hat’s OpenShift. There were some initial growing pains since this was a relatively new thing to do, but it wasn’t long before the blog was in a stable environment. There were plans to put the application on a larger gear (it was hosted on a small gear) and to make it scalable (it wasn’t), but as most things go, when stability increases you end up forgetting about making the changes as other issues need to be addressed that aren’t related to your application’s backend. And for that year WordPress, on a small gear, on OpenShift just worked.
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