IBM Storage for Red Hat OpenShift Blueprint Version 1 Release 4

Blueprint

Published 17 July 2020

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ISBN-10: 0738458953
ISBN-13: 9780738458953
(58 pages)

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Abstract

This IBM® Blueprint is intended to facilitate the deployment of IBM Storage for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform by using detailed hardware specifications to build a system. It describes the associated parameters for configuring persistent storage within a Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform environment. To complete the tasks, you should understand Red Hat OpenShift, IBM Storage, the IBM block storage Container Storage Interface (CSI) driver and the IBM Spectrum Scale CSI driver.

The information in this document is distributed on an “as is” basis without any warranty that is either expressed or implied. Support assistance for the use of this material is limited to situations where IBM Storwize® or IBM FlashSystem® storage devices, ESS and Spectrum Scale are supported and entitled, and where the issues are not specific to a blueprint implementation.

IBM Storage Suite for IBM Cloud® Paks is an offering bundle that includes software-defined storage from both IBM and Red Hat. Use this document for details on how to deploy IBM Storage product licenses obtained through Storage Suite for Cloud Paks (IBM Spectrum® Virtualize and IBM Spectrum Scale).

Table of contents

About this document
Executive summary
Scope
Prerequisites
Lab topology
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.4 installation overview
Configuring iSCSI/Fibre Channel for worker nodes
Installing IBM block storage CSI driver on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
Installing IBM Spectrum Scale CSI Driver on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
Deploying CockroachDB Operator and Database instance
Volume Snapshots with IBM Block CSI Driver
Appendix A: DNS file
Appendix B: DHCP file
Appendix C: HTTP file
Appendix D: haproxy file
Appendix E: node communication
Appendix F: bootstrap file
Appendix G: IBM Spectrum Scale usage restrictions

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