[CentOS-promo] For CentOS Dojo before Fosdem -- Path from Software Collections to Containers for OpenShift

Wed Dec 9 08:31:23 UTC 2015
Honza Horak <hhorak at redhat.com>

A talk suggestion for the CentOS Dojo, Developer track:

Path from Software Collections to Containers for OpenShift

Container technologies bring many new challenges to every part of 
software engineering, from application developers, administrators to 
maintainers in Linux distributions. Let's take a look at the process of 
writing, building, delivering and running Docker containers in the world 
of enterprise system.

To be it more interesting, we do not use ordinary packages for building 
container images, we use Software Collections, because it brings some 
benefits for both those technologies.

The talk will cover best practices we have identified during preparation 
of container images for databases and various language platforms. In the 
end we provide set of container images that are usable as standalone 
services, services orchestrated using kubernetes or even PaaS like 

Length: 40-60 min, including Q&A

Honza has worked in Red Hat and is mainly responsible for delivering and 
keeping databases in a good shape. He also actively participates in 
Software Collections development with special focus on containers 
development. In CentOS community he is heavily involved in Software 
Collections SIG where he works on delivering this concept to CentOS users.