SparkR with OpenShift
Data Science / DevOps / OpenShift / PaaS

SparkR with OpenShift

Let’s set up a data science workbench on OpenShift (docker/kubernetes). The components will be an RStudio Server executing SparkR instructions to a remote Apache Spark instance, all hosted within a local OpenShift cluster instance. Examples include processing AWS S3 Bucket hosted data from Spark. So saddle up and ride ole’ Roxy all the way! This lab is another in … Continue reading

Jupyter and R with OpenShift
Data Science / DevOps / OpenShift

Jupyter and R with OpenShift

UPDATE – Visit SparkR with OpenShift for lastest r-notebook/OpenShift solution. – UPDATE The cool kids are using Jupyter notebooks. But we are going to step it up a notch by hosting an R-enabled Jupyter notebook on OpenShift. Max Bugger, may he rest-in-peace, will show you how. This lab is another in the OpenShift MiniLabs series. Objectives Let’s demonstrate hosting a … Continue reading

Triple Treat with OpenShift
DevOps / OpenShift

Triple Treat with OpenShift

Introduction Let’s carry on with The Kitchen Cake with OpenShift and bake up an application that showcases a multi-container tiered architecture with persistent storage. Web client PHP application calls REST service calls a Database. All on a local workstation environment. Yum, just ask Milky. This lab is another in the OpenShift MiniLabs series. Objective This lab will step you through … Continue reading

The Kitchen Cake with OpenShift
DevOps / OpenShift / PaaS

The Kitchen Cake with OpenShift

Introduction With OpenShift you can have your Cake and PHP too. And templates, REST services, side-car pod patterns, database connectivity, runtime environment variable injection, pod lifecycle event hooks, port-forwarding and more. Its every thing and the kitchen sink. But let’s stop shall we before we mangle anymore metaphors. Over to you DeeDee. This lab is another … Continue reading

Metrics with OpenShift
DevOps / OpenShift / PaaS

Metrics with OpenShift

Introduction OpenShift uses Hawkular Metrics as a metrics engine which stores the data persistently in a Cassandra database. When this is configured, CPU, memory and network-based metrics are viewable from the OpenShift Container Platform web console and are available for use by horizontal pod autoscalers. Chillax. To set this up it take just one command line … Continue reading