All good things come to an end, and so we must now end this book. We hope you have enjoyed it and found it useful.
We know we could have filled many more chapters as we peeled back the layers of OpenShift, but our intent with this book was to get you up and running with the latest version of OpenShift as quickly as possible. We hope you will continue to explore the seemingly neverending possibilities of what a modern container application platform such as OpenShift can provide.
Here’s what we covered:
The components that go to make up a container application platform
Basic terminology explaining the OpenShift components
How to install your own copy of OpenShift
How to create an application on OpenShift
How to add persistent storage to your application
How to automate the build and deployment of your application code
How to scale up your application as you get more users
How to choose the right deployement strategy for your application
How to simplify application deployment using templates
How to use application logs and debug deployment of your application
How to use environment variables to customize your application’s behavior
How to deploy applications based on a Docker image