Red Hat OpenShift V4.X and IBM Cloud Paks on IBM Power Systems Volume 2

A draft IBM Redbooks publication

Updated 13 January 2021

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Jose Martin Abeleira, Marcelo Avalos, Agustin Barreto, Paul Chapman, Michael Easlon, Luis Ferreira, Gualberto Esteban Ferrer, Alain Fisher, Juan Jose Floristan, Federico Fros, Miguel Gomez Gonzalez, Feliz Gonzalez Sugasti, Abhishek Jain, Paulo Sergio Lemes, Gabriel Padilla Jimenez, Sudipto Pal, Bogdan Savu, Deepak C Shetty, Rodrigo Xavier de Souza, Alan Verdugo Munoz, Richard Wale

Abstract

This IBM Redbooks publication journeys, educates and prepares the readers to understand and enter the multicloud era.

This book is a journey to the multicloud providing take two or a snapshot of the IBM Cloud Solution utilizing the general available and supported software and hardware resources to help you guide you to understand:

+ Introduction to the rationale and methodology of this publication.
+ New concepts and terminology
+ Why move native workloads to the cloud?
+ Red Hat OpenShift V4.x on Power Systems
+ Why IBM? Why IBM Power Systems?
+ Reference architecture for Red Hat OpenShift on Power Systems
+ Installation planning, considerations and guidelines to help provide an optimal system configuration and implementation.
+ Implementation details for IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management, and IBM Cloud Pak for Data.
+ Use cases to complement the theoretical concepts.


The goal of this publication is to describe the journey to implement an IBM Cloud Solution utilizing Red Hat OpenShift and IBM Cloud Paks on IBM Power Systems using theoretical knowledge to learn the concepts, hands-on exercises to practice the theory, and documenting these findings by way of sample scenarios.

The publication addresses topics for developers, IT architects, IT specialists, sellers and anyone looking to implement a Red Hat OpenShift and IBM Cloud Paks on IBM Power Systems. Moreover, this book provides technical content to transfer how-to-skills to the support teams, and solution guidance to the sales team. This book compliments the documentation available at the IBM Knowledge Center, and also aligns with the educational offerings provided by the IBM Systems Education.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Reference architecture
Chapter 3. IBM Cloud Paks
Chapter 4. Solution scenarios
Chapter 5. Red Hat OpenShift V4.x on IBM Power Systems cluster administration and monitoring
Chapter 6. Deployment scenarios
Appendix A. IBM Power Systems in the hybrid cloud world
Appendix B. Red Hat OpenShift and Kubernetes for the developer
Appendix C. Red Hat OpenShift and IBM Cloud Paks entitlements
Appendix D. Virtual I/O Server and Shared Ethernet Adapter configuration
Appendix E. Where to start with Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Power Systems

These pages are Web versions of IBM Redbooks- and Redpapers-in-progress. They are published here for those who need the information now and may contain spelling, layout and grammatical errors. This material has not been submitted to any formal IBM test and is published AS IS. It has not been the subject of rigorous review. Your feedback is welcomed to improve the usefulness of the material to others.

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