Operator Training – Part 1: Concepts and Why Use Go

A brief Operator training I gave to my team resulted in these notes. Thanks to many others in the reference section. An Operator codifies the tasks commonly associated with administrating, operating, and supporting an application. The codified tasks are event-driven responses to changes (create-update-delete-time) in the declared state relative to the actual state of an application, using domain knowledge to reconcile the state and report on the status.

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Proof-of-Concept: OpenShift on Power: Configuring an OpenID Connect identity provider

This document outlines the installation of the OpenShift on Power, the installation of the Red Hat Single Sign-On Operator and configuring the two to work together on OCP. Thanks to Zhimin Wen who helped in my setup of the OIDC with his great work. Steps Setup OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) 4.x on IBM® Power Systems™ Virtual Server on IBM Cloud using the Terraform based automation code using the documentation provided. You’ll need to update var.tfvars to match your environment and PowerVS Service settings. At the end of the deployment, you see an output pointing to the Bastion Server. Add Hosts Entry Connect via SSH You’re connecting on…

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