Engineering the World

  • kube ns delete stuck in terminating

    Per https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-private/3.2.0?topic=console-namespace-is-stuck-in-terminating-state, you can delete the Namespace stuck in the Terminating Phase. Recipe 1. Grab the namespace json 2. Edit tmp.json to remove the finalizer 3. Start the proxy 4. Delete the namespace

  • January 2023 – Lessons Learned

    For the month, I learned lots of things, and wanted to share them as part of snippets that you might find useful. Create a virtual server instance in IBM Power Virtual Server using Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform The Power Developer Exchange article dives into using the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform and how to…

  • Setting up an IBM PowerVS Workspace to a IBM Cloud VPC

    As part of the Red Hat OpenShift Multi-Arch Compute effort, I’ve been working on Power and Intel Compute architecture pairs: This article helps setup an IBM Cloud VPC with IBM Power Virtual Server, you can follow this recipe: You now have a VPC and a Power Workspace connected. The next step is to setup the Security Groups to…

  • cert-manager Operator for Red Hat OpenShift v1.13

    The IBM Power development team is happy to introduce cert-manager Operator for Red Hat OpenShift on Power. cert-manager is a “cluster-wide service that provides application certificate lifecycle management”. This service manages certfificates and integration with external certificate authorities using Automated Certificate Management Environment (ACME).

  • Multi-Arch Compute Node Selector

    Originally posted to Node Selector https://community.ibm.com/community/user/powerdeveloper/blogs/paul-bastide/2024/01/09/multi-arch-compute-node-selector?CommunityKey=daf9dca2-95e4-4b2c-8722-03cd2275ab63 The OpenShift Container Platform Multi-Arch Compute feature supports the pair of processor (ISA) architectures – ppc64le and amd64 in a cluster. With these pairs, there are various permutations when scheduling Pods. Fortunately, the platform has controls on where the work is scheduled in the cluster. One of these controls is…

  • Multi Arch Compute OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) cluster on IBM Power 

    Following the release of Red Hat OpenShift 4.14, clients can run x86 and IBM Power Worker Nodes in the same OpenShift Container Platform Cluster with Multi-Architecture Compute. A study compared the performance implications of deploying applications on a Multi Arch Compute OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) cluster with a cluster exclusively built on IBM Power architecture.…

  • Awesome Notes – 11/28

    Here are some great resources for OpenShift Container Platform on Power: Explore Multi Arch Compute in OpenShift cluster with IBM Power systems In the ever-evolving landscape of computing, the quest for optimal performance and adaptability remains constant. This study delves into the performance implications of deploying applications on a Multi Arch Compute OpenShift Container Platform…

  • Quay.io now available on IBM Power Systems

    Thanks to the RH and Power Team and Yussuf in particular – IBM Power now has quay.io install-run support. Red Hat Quay is a distributed, highly available, security-focused, and scalable private image registry platform that enables you to build, organize, distribute, and deploy containers for your enterprise. It provides a single and resilient content repository for delivering…

  • Notes

    Here are my notes from the week: Announcement of OpenShift 4.14 on Power Power Developer Exchange: Red Hat OpenShift 4.14 Now Available on IBM Power IBM® is very excited to announce that Red Hat OpenShift 4.14 has been released and is available to run natively on IBM Power. Multi-Architecture Compute With Red Hat OpenShift 4.14,…

  • Notes from the Week

    A few updates this week are: Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.14.0 for Power Systems The Red Hat team released OpenShift Container Platform with new support for Power Systems. The features I worked on with my team are: The installer and client are available at link Hack to List Interfaces systemd Commands Cheat Sheet Users and…