Find the best way to use Red Hat OpenShift for your needs
The most optimal way to use Red Hat OpenShift differs from person-to-person and use case-to-use case. Let us help guide you to the Red Hat OpenShift usage model that best supports you and your business needs. This quick two-minute experience will get you started off running.
What is your level of development experience with Red Hat OpenShift?
I’m brand new at it …
If you’re new to Red Hat OpenShift and not sure how Red Hat OpenShift fits with your development process, we’ve put together several courses to help you quickly get started on a guided, no-hassle cloud environment.
We recommend you try out our Red Hat OpenShift tutorials to get started.
I have some experience …
Ready to move to the next level and deploy an actual application? Our free, self-service, cloud-hosted sandbox will provide you with an actual cluster where you can deploy a sample app or bring your own repo.
We recommend trying out RHD’s pre-configured Developer Sandbox for Red Hat OpenShift environment.
I am very experienced …
If you’re already using Red Hat OpenShift for your development lifecycle, you can download Red Hat OpenShift to your laptop, deploy it in your public cloud or your own datacenter, or let Red Hat manage it for you.
We recommend that you download Red Hat OpenShift in one of these four available use case forms.
Application development on Red Hat OpenShift
Kubernetes Patterns e-book
With this e-book, you'll learn to create cloud-native applications with Kubernetes as a runtime platform and manage container and platform interactions. You’ll also learn how to apply configuration patterns to your Kubernetes-based applications, and how to build container images directly within the cluster.
Red Hat OpenShift Interactive Tutorials
Getting started with OpenShift for Developers
Use the OpenShift Container Platform to build and deploy applications using both containers and orchestration.
Developing with odo
Use OpenShift Do (odo), a CLI tool for developers, to manage application components on the OpenShift Container Platform.
Deploying applications from source
Deploy an application from source code contained in a Git repository using a Source-to-Image (S2I) builder using Python.
Connecting to a Database Using Port Forwarding
Use the oc interactive shell to access a database, use port forwarding to temporarily expose a database outside of OpenShift, and access it from a database tool running on your local machine.
Using the CLI to Manage Resource Objects
Use the oc command line tool to determine what resource objects have been created related to your application, and how you can query or update them.
OpenShift 4.9 Playground
Use the web console or the command-line interface in this exercise to explore OpenShift 4.9, then build and control a cluster.
Extend Kubernetes with supported Service Mesh and Serverless
Red Hat OpenShift provides new tools that can enhance application architectures beyond basic microservices. With Service Mesh (Istio) and Serverless (Knative), Red Hat OpenShift enables new architectural strategies in a codified and supported package.
Develop with Red Hat OpenShift
Ready to use Red Hat OpenShift in Production?
With a Red Hat subscription, you can deploy your application into a production environment and get world-class expertise and knowledge about security, stability, and maintenance for your systems. Our subscriptions provide many benefits including access to resources, expertise, upgrades, and the ability to directly influence our commitment to providing an exceptional customer experience.