When to Deploy OpenShift Container Platform on Red Hat Virtualization
Let’s imagine you’ve had many meetings, internal deliberations, workshops, and decided to put your “Continuous Integration/Continuous Development” environment on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP). You’ve defined a problem, a strategy, and a solution. It’s now time to decide where in your datacenter to deploy it.
Let’s be clear, I’m not ignoring OpenShift Online, nor am I discounting it. I’m simply comparing “on premise” infrastructure solutions for OCP.
When looking at on premise solutions for OCP, there are three options: bare metal, OpenStack, and virtualization. All of the options have clear benefits and detractors; it’s a matter of being aware of the detractors and weighing those against the benefits.
Deploying containers on bare metal provides great performance due to lack of latency for disks or network. It’s also the least complex setup and automating the configuration is as simple as deploying Ansible or Puppet.
Read the entire article here, When to Deploy OpenShift Container Platform on Red Hat Virtualization – Red Hat Enterprise Linux Blog
via the fine folks at Red Hat.