OpenShift in Rocky Linux: Getting Started with OpenShift on Rocky Linux

OpenShift, developed by Red Hat, is a Kubernetes-based container orchestration platform. It provides developers with an integrated environment for building, deploying, and managing containerized applications. Rocky Linux, a community-driven enterprise operating system, is an ideal platform for deploying OpenShift due to its stability and compatibility with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).

What You Will Learn:

  • The basics of OpenShift and Rocky Linux
  • Benefits of using OpenShift on Rocky Linux
  • Overview of the tutorial series

Understanding OpenShift

OpenShift is designed to help developers and IT operations teams manage containerized applications efficiently. It extends Kubernetes capabilities with developer and operational tools, integrated CI/CD pipelines, and enterprise-grade security.

Why Rocky Linux?

Rocky Linux is a robust, stable, and enterprise-ready OS that is a perfect replacement for CentOS. It is binary-compatible with RHEL, making it an excellent choice for deploying OpenShift.

Benefits of Combining OpenShift with Rocky Linux

  • Stability and Performance: Both Rocky Linux and OpenShift are known for their stability and performance, making them a reliable combination.
  • Enterprise-Grade Security: Rocky Linux inherits the security features of RHEL, which, combined with OpenShift’s security capabilities, offers a secure environment.
  • Community Support: Both platforms have strong community support, ensuring you have access to a wealth of resources and assistance.