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OpenShift in Action by Jamie Duncan and John Osborne

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Chapter 1. Getting to know OpenShift

This chapter covers

  • How container platforms are changing IT
  • Comparing containers to virtual machines
  • Understanding when containers don’t fit
  • Designing OpenShift

Containers are changing how everyone in the IT industry does their job. Containers initially entered the scene on developers’ laptops, helping them develop applications more quickly than they could with virtual machines or by configuring a laptop’s operating system. As containers became more common in development environments, their use began to expand. Once limited to laptops and small development labs, containers worked their way into the enterprise. Within a couple of years, containers progressed to the point that they’re powering massive production ...

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