This document builds on the Dell Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Solution, version 5.0. It instructs the administrator on how to set up a comprehensive Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution by integrating CloudForms 4.1 and OpenShift Container Platform 3.2 by Red Hat.
The award-winning OpenShift is Red Hat's container and application delivery platform that allows developers to quickly develop, build, deploy, and manage containerized services and applications in a Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud environment. CloudForms is a hybrid cloud management platform that provides self-service automation portal and a robust system of inventory, monitoring, automation, charge-back, and billing, and role-based access controls to create flexible user organizations that can control and manage the entire infrastructure stack, including physical, virtual, private cloud, public cloud, and container infrastructures.
This technical guide shows an administrator how to integrate OpenShift Container Platform 3.2 with the Dell Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Solution Version 5.0, based on the Red Hat OpenStack Platform (OSP) 8. This guide builds on the related guides on Deploying CloudForms, Deploying OpenShift, and on the Dell Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Reference Architecture itself.