Learning Series

Four-part blog series that explores the capabilities of Red Hat's OpenShift. We bring you the basics and beyond through hands-on exercises and examples to help you see for yourself what this powerful tool can accomplish.


Part One

Managing Docker Containers with OpenShift and Kubernetes

Part one warms you up with a brief introduction to Kubernetes and OpenShift, specifically highlighting their strengths.

Part Two

OpenShift Quick Start

Using hands-on exercises, we teach you how to install Open Shift locally and add a container with an API service to a pod.

Part Three

OpenShift Quick Start: CLI

We dive into the command line and discuss some of the things that can be done in the web admin from it.

Part Four

OpenShift Quick Start: Build, Deployment and Pipeline

We discuss the automated CI/CD feature of Open Shift. Additionally, we walk through an example of how a Jenkins-built pipeline can be customized.
About the Authors
David Pitt

David Pitt


David Pitt is a Sr. Solutions Architect and Managing Partner of Keyhole Software with nearly 37 years IT experience. Recent projects involve speaking, writing, and training developers in enterprise JavaScript​/single-page application​ development best practices​, as well as the development of GrokOla, the Q&A-based wiki software​ for development teams.​

Casey Justus

Casey Justus

Casey Justus is a 15-year veteran full stack developer. As an avid open source advocate, he has made contributions to jQuery Mobile and Lobano. The user group he co-founded, upFront, is one of the largest user groups in the midwest and focuses on front-end web development technologies. When he's not coding he can be found spending time with his amazing wife and daughter, Jennifer and Kessler.

Additional Resources

For continued learning about Open Shift's capabilities and how to use them to your advantage, we recommend watching DevOps Orchestration: Kubernetes, OpenShift & Cloud Foundry, a Keyhole Software instructional video. Or, check out some of our other blog posts written related subjects.