Building an OpenShift Environment on IBM Z

A draft IBM Redbooks publication

Updated 21 April 2022

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IBM Form #: SG24-8515-00

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Authors: Lydia Parziale, Alexandre de Oliveira, Anna Shugol, Elton de Souza, Wilhelm Mild, Rakesh Krishnakumar, Manoy Srinivasan


This IBM Redbooks publication will describe how to build an OpenShift environment, and will include
1. Topology planning
2. Capacity planning
3. Architectural options like network, security and securing data
4. High Availability and DR options
5. Best practices for optimal performance of OpenShift on Z

Topics will include decision points and recommendations based on two major use cases:
1) An OpenShift environment co-located / including a DataWarehouse on Linux on Z with the Cloud Pak for Data option
2) An OpenShift environment co-located with z/OS transactional services and Db2 data

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