Red Hat OpenShift V4.X and IBM Cloud Pak on IBM Power Systems Volume 2

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 19 April 2021

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ISBN-10: 0738459569
ISBN-13: 9780738459561
IBM Form #: SG24-8486-00
(230 pages)

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Jose Martin Abeleira, Marcelo Avalos, Agustin Barreto, Paul Chapman, Michael Easlon, Luis Ferreira, Gualberto Esteban Ferrer, Alain Fisher, Federico Fros, Miguel Gomez Gonzalez, Felix Gonzalez Sugasti, Abhishek Jain, Paulo Sergio Lemes, Gabriel Padilla Jimenez, Sudipto Pal, Bogdan Savu, Deepak C Shetty, Rodrigo Xavier de Souza, Alan Verdugo Munoz, Richard Wale


This IBM® Redbooks® publication educates and prepares its readers to understand and enter the multicloud era.

This book takes you on a journey to understand the multicloud concept. This book provides a snapshot of the IBM Cloud® Solution, and it uses generally available and supported software and hardware resources to help you understand the following items:

  • The rationale and methodology of this publication.
  • New concepts and terminology.
  • Reasons for moving native workloads to the cloud.
  • Red Hat OpenShift V4.x on Power Systems.
  • Reasons for using IBM Power Systems for moving to the cloud.
  • Reference architecture for Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Power Systems.
  • Installation planning, considerations, and guidelines to help provide an optimal system configuration and implementation.
  • Implementation details for IBM Cloud Pak® for Multicloud Management, and IBM Cloud Pak for Data.
  • Use cases to complement the theoretical concepts.

The goal of this publication is to describe the journey to implement an IBM Cloud Solution by using Red Hat OpenShift and IBM Cloud Paks on IBM Power Systems and theoretical knowledge to learn the concepts, perform hands-on exercises to practice the theory, and document these findings in sample scenarios.

The book addresses topics for developers, IT architects, IT specialists, sellers, and anyone looking to implement Red Hat OpenShift and IBM Cloud Paks on IBM Power Systems. Moreover, this book provides technical content to transfer how-to-skills to the support teams, and solution guidance to the sales team. This book complements the documentation that is available at IBM Knowledge Center and aligns with the educational offerings that are provided by IBM Systems Education.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Reference architecture
Chapter 3. IBM Cloud Paks
Chapter 4. Solution scenarios
Chapter 5. Red Hat OpenShift V4.x on IBM Power Systems cluster administration and monitoring
Chapter 6. Deployment scenarios
Appendix A. IBM Power Systems in the hybrid cloud world
Appendix B. Red Hat OpenShift and Kubernetes for the developer
Appendix C. Red Hat OpenShift and IBM Cloud Paks entitlements
Appendix D. Virtual I/O Server and Shared Ethernet Adapter configuration
Appendix E. Where to start with Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Power Systems

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