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Breaking OpenShift: Best practices for managing users and projects in an OpenShift cluster

Abstract

Redhat Openshift is a platform that is rich with features and capabilities, most of these are not activated by default when the platform is first installed, it’s the role of the admins/operators of the platform to have a strongly enforced boundaries and rules in place to prevent inappropriate use of the platform. Here we highlight a number of these features like, quotas, network policies, naming conventions and pod priority.

Speaker Bio

BIO – Amine Anouja – Amine received his IT & Engineering masters degree from a French Engineer’s school. Before joining IBM, he worked for several companies like Nokia, Texas Instruments, Alcatel in different technical positions (developer, architect, operations, team leader). Amine joined IBM in 2002 and during his career at IBM, he occupied several roles (IT Architect, IT Consultant, Technical Sales Leader) in France, French Speaking Africa and Dubai. Before 2016, his main technical focus was on IBM Rational technology. Since 2016, he has focused on public and private cloud technologies, where he has worked on several customer projects as IT & Cloud Architect, on technologies such as IBM Public Cloud, Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, IBM Bluemix Local, IBM Cloud Private, Redhat OpenShift and IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management.

BIO – Eduardo Patrocinio is the Chief Technology Strategist, IBM Garage for Cloud, and a Distinguished Engineer. He leads a team of consultants focused on delivering business outcomes and to enable clients on IBM Public Cloud technologies. Eduardo also focuses on Cloud Resilience, particularly related to containers and Kubernetes, where he has 4 years of experience delivering container-based client solutions. He also leads the Architecture discipline at IBM Cloud and the IBM Cloud Architecture Center.

BIO – Haytham ElNahas – Haytham is a Cloud and Infrastructure Solutions Architect. He has 25 years of experience in IT, of which 15 years are in planning, leading and delivering IT services to IBM teams and clients. Haytham joined IBM in 2002 and has traveled the Cloud journey with IBM from the old days of CloudBurst Private Cloud solution, PureApplication, IBM Cloud Manager and IBM Cloud Orchestrator until the rise of Containers/k8s leading to IBM Cloud Private and recently Redhat Openshift. His skills also include Linux, Windows, infrastructure and virtualization.