Change data capture with Debezium: A simple how-to, Part 1

Change data capture with Debezium: A simple how-to, Part 1

One question always comes up as organizations moving towards being cloud-native, twelve-factor, and stateless: How do you get an organization’s data to these new applications? There are many different patterns out there, but one pattern we will look at today is change data capture. This post is a simple how-to on how to build out a change data capture solution using Debezium within an OpenShift environment. Future posts will also add to this and add additional capabilities.

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Open Data Hub 0.6 brings component updates and Kubeflow architecture

Open Data Hub 0.6 brings component updates and Kubeflow architecture

Open Data Hub (ODH) is a blueprint for building an AI-as-a-service platform on Red Hat’s Kubernetes-based OpenShift 4.x. Version 0.6 of Open Data Hub comes with significant changes to the overall architecture as well as component updates and additions. In this article, we explore these changes.

From Ansible Operator to Kustomize

If you follow the Open Data Hub project closely, you might be aware that we have been working on a major design change for a few weeks now. Since we started working closer with the Kubeflow community to get Kubeflow running on OpenShift, we decided to leverage Kubeflow as the Open Data Hub upstream and adopt its deployment tools—namely KFdef manifests and Kustomize—for deployment manifest customization.

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Using Ansible to automate Google Cloud Platform

Using Ansible to automate Google Cloud Platform

In this article, you will learn how to seamlessly automate the provisioning of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) resources using the new Red Hat Ansible modules and your Red Hat Ansible Tower credentials.

About the new GCP modules

Starting with Ansible 2.6, Red Hat has partnered with Google to ship a new set of modules for automating Google Cloud Platform resource management. The partnership has resulted in more than 100 GCP modules and a consistent naming scheme of gcp_*. While we still have access to the original modules, developers are recommended to use the newer modules whenever possible.

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Monitor business metrics with Red Hat Process Automation Manager, Elasticsearch, and Kibana

Monitor business metrics with Red Hat Process Automation Manager, Elasticsearch, and Kibana

Red Hat Process Automation Manager is a platform for developing containerized microservices and applications that automate business decisions and processes. Combining process- and task-level SLA metrics plus case-related breakdowns can be beneficial for identifying trends and reorganizing the workforce as necessary. So, a critical piece of a business process system is having real-time insights into what is happening, and both monitoring KPI metrics and responding to problem trends is an integral part of operations.

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Automated API testing for the KIE Server

Automated API testing for the KIE Server

In software development, much has been said about testing and there are many ways to think about it. In the context of agility and DevOps, automated testing is considered a foundation for the principles of flow and fast feedback. Considering the implementation of jBPM and Drools within a software delivery project, it becomes natural to think about how to support reliable automated testing for both stages of development and continuous integration.

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Application deployment improvements in OpenShift 4.4

Application deployment improvements in OpenShift 4.4

The most recent release of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform provides enhancements and features that make application development even easier. These enhancements include:

  • An enhanced Developer Catalog.
  • Operator-backed services in the Developer Catalog.
  • The GA release of Helm 3.
  • An add context option in the Topology view.

Keep reading to learn more about each of these enhancements in more detail.

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Serverless applications made faster and simpler with OpenShift Serverless GA

Serverless applications made faster and simpler with OpenShift Serverless GA

Red Hat OpenShift Serverless delivers Kubernetes-native, event-driven primitives for microservices, containers, and compatible Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) implementations. OpenShft Serverless provides out-of-the-box traffic routing and security capabilities. This offering combines Red Hat Operators, Knative, and Red Hat OpenShift. Combined, these tools allow stateless and serverless workloads to run across OpenShift deployments on private, public, hybrid, or multi-cloud environments with automated operations.

OpenShift Serverless is now generally available. It enables developers to focus purely on building next-generation applications with a wide choice of languages, frameworks, development environments, and other tools for writing and deploying business-differentiating applications.

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OpenShift 4.4: Finding components in the Topology view

OpenShift 4.4: Finding components in the Topology view

Since its introduction, the Topology view in the Red Hat OpenShift web console’s Developer perspective has come a long way in creatively empowering developers. It helps them break away from the limitations of text prompts, and opens a whole new world of visual-interaction-led operations. But the Topology view is not even halfway through the process in its pursuit of bringing an excellent development experience to the table.

Let’s take a look at the new find feature.

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OpenShift 4.4: Getting insights into your application

OpenShift 4.4: Getting insights into your application

The developer experience in Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.4’s web console now includes a metrics-based dashboard. With this dashboard, you can access insights into your application metrics instead of relying on external tools. This Tech Preview feature is available in the Developer perspective’s Monitoring section, providing access to the dashboard, metrics, and events. Monitoring information is also available on the resource side panel, accessible within the Topology and Workloads views.

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