OpenShift is the most interesting PaaS offering these days for me. Not only because it is part of the Red Hat family of products, but because it holds everything I expect from a modern PaaS. It supports image based deployments (with Docker-Images), abstracts operational complexity (e.g. networking, storage and health checks) and greatly supports DevOps with an integrated tooling stack. On tiny drawback for now is, that the latest v3 isn't available as a free online service. If you want to play around with it, you can set it up on AWS yourself or run it locally. As usual, most of the
So, about 2.5 years ago I wrote that I would be winding down my training, specifically saying “In any case, I’ll be giving the course 4 more times, and that’ll be it.”
Well, that wasn’t it
Now, even though I did scale back the training quite a lot – from around 10 public courses a year down to 2, they didn’t stop entirely. After settling into what appears to be a new stable and sustainable rhythm, I’m experimenting with bringing the training up to 4 times a year / once a quarter. So far, so good.