Setting up PaaS with OpenShift Origin

Platform-as-a-Service is a type of cloud service where the consumer controls the software deployments and configuration settings for applications (mostly web), and the provider provides servers, networks, and other services to manage those deployments. The provider can be external (a public provider) or internal (an IT department in an organization). There are many PaaS providers, such as Amazon (, Heroku (, OpenShift (, and so on. In the recent past, containers seem to have become the natural choice for applications to get deployed to.

Earlier in this chapter, we looked at how we can build a CI/CD solution using Shippable and OpenShift, ...

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