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Built on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® and Google Kubernetes, OpenShift Container Platform provides a secure and scalable multi-tenant operating system for today’s enterprise-class applications. It also provides integrated application runtimes and libraries. 

Product Feature Highlights

Container Storage

Dynamically provision storage for multiple storage types. Expose different tiers of storage to developers using Quality of Sevice (QoS) labels.

Enhanced Container Platform Multi-Tenancy

Container platform multi-tenancy makes managing many projects across teams straightforward. Use the improved web console to:

  • Quickly search for projects
  • Get project details
  • Manage project membership

Container Orchestration with Kubernetes

OpenShift Container Platform includes Kubernetes for container orchestration and management. OpenShift adds developer and operations-centric tools that enable:

  • Rapid application development
  • Easy deployment and scaling
  • Long-term life-cycle maintenance for teams and applications

Automation

OpenShift Container Platform leverages integrated components from Kubernetes to automate:

  • Application builds
  • Deployments
  • Scaling
  • Health management
  • And more!

Multiple Language Support with Polyglot

Run multiple languages, frameworks, and databases on the same platform and take advantage of the Docker eco-system. 

Self-Service Platform

Developers can rapidly create applications on-demand with the tools they use most. Administrators can leverage placement and policy to best orchestrate their environments.

Get Started with Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

Planning

Before beginning, review the planning documentation.

Prerequisites

Before installation, review the system, environment, and host requirements.

Installation

30 Minutes

Allow approximately 30 minutes for installation.

Install Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

  1. 1

    Plan your installation

  2. 2

    Install OpenShift Container Platform

  3. 3

    Verify the installation

  4. 4

    Set up registries

  5. 5

    Set up routers

  6. 6

Topics

Security and OpenShift

Security Guide

Use OpenShift Container Platform to create, deploy, and manage containers at scale, with key elements of security for each layer of the container solution stack.

Application Development

Develop applications with OpenShift Container Platform

Learn how to set up and configure a workstation to develop and deploy applications in an OpenShift Container Platform cloud environment.

Red Hat JBoss Middleware for OpenShift

Red Hat JBoss Middleware for OpenShift

Middleware products are available as containerized images to use with OpenShift Container Platform. Developers can quickly build, scale, and test applications deployed across hybrid environments.

Container-Native Storage for OpenShift Container Platform

Container-Native Storage for OpenShift Container Platform

Learn how to dynamically provision storage for multiple storage types. Provision different tiers of storage using Quality of Service (QoS) labels. Visit the Red Hat Container Catalog for more information on using containers with Openshift Container Platform.

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OpenShift Container Platform Life Cycle

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