Building an OpenShift Environment on IBM Z

A draft IBM Redbooks publication


Last updated on April 21, 2022

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IBM Form #: SG24-8515-00

Authors: Lydia Parziale, Alexandre de Oliveira, Anna Shugol, Elton de Souza, Wilhelm Mild, Rakesh Krishnakumar, Manoy Srinivasan

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    This IBM Redbooks publication will describe how to build an OpenShift environment, and will include

    1. Topology planning

    2. Capacity planning

    3. Architectural options like network, security and securing data

    4. High Availability and DR options

    5. Best practices for optimal performance of OpenShift on Z

    Topics will include decision points and recommendations based on two major use cases:

    1) An OpenShift environment co-located / including a DataWarehouse on Linux on Z with the Cloud Pak for Data option

    2) An OpenShift environment co-located with z/OS transactional services and Db2 data

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    Special Notices

    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. IBM assumes no responsibility for its accuracy or completeness. The use of this information or the implementation of any of these techniques is a client responsibility and depends upon the client's ability to evaluate and integrate them into the client's operational environment.