Red Hat OpenShift V4.3 on IBM Power Systems Reference Guide

A draft IBM Redpaper publication

Updated 30 July 2020

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Daniel Casali, Alain Fisher, Federico Fros, Miguel Gomez Gonzalez, Felix Gonzalez, Paulo Sergio Lemes Queiroz, Sudipto Pal, Bogdan Savu, Richard Wale

Abstract

This IBM Redpaper publication describes how to deploy Red Hat OpenShift V4.3 on IBM Power Systems servers.

This book presents reference architectures for deployment, initial sizing guidelines for server, storage, and IBM Cloud Paks. Moreover, this publication delivers information about initial supported Power System configurations for Red Hat OpenShift V4.3 deployment (BareMetal, PowerVM LE LPARs, and others).

This book serves as a guide on how to deploy Red Hat OpenShift V4.3 and provide start up guidelines and recommended practices for implementing it on Power Systems and completing it with the supported Cloud Paks.

The publication addresses topics for developers, IT architects, IT specialists, sellers, and anyone who wants to implement a Red Hat OpenShift V4.3 and IBM Cloud Paks on IBM Power Systems. This book also provides technical content to transfer how-to skills to the support teams, and solution guidance to the sales team.

This book compliments the documentation that is available at IBM Knowledge Center, and also aligns with the educational offerings that are provided by the IBM Systems Software Education (SSE).

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Red Hat OpenShift V4.3
Chapter 2. Supported configurations and sizing guidelines
Chapter 3. Reference installation guide for Red Hat OpenShift V4.3 on Power Systems servers
Chapter 4. IBM Cloud Paks
Appendix A. Configuring Red Hat CoreOS
Appendix B. Booting from System Management Services
Appendix C. Additional material

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