With the target of making the life of developers easier, Red Hat launched its OpenShift Platform as a Service cloud in the year 2013. Although the theme of the company remains the same but the company has announced developing on the cloud today means using container. In other words, developers who want to develop on the cloud need to use the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.3. The Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 is the base on which the latest release is built. The company uses Docker for its Kubernetes and containers management and DevOps.
Some new feature of the Red Hat OpenShift container include:
- Improved Security: For multi-tenant security and to OpenShift’s included container registry Red Hat has incorporated containers with Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux).
- Deployments at cloud-scale: OpenShift has now backings up to 1,000 nodes per computing cluster. This permits larger scale distributions to sustenance for existing legacy applications in hybrid cloud environments and new applications.
- Jenkins Pipeline: This will provide for the enhanced unceasing development and improved A/B testing automation.
The company mentioned in a statement some additional registry enhancements are been added to the OpenShift including manage access to images and the ability to view container image details.