Project maintaining multiple container-related technologies as part of the openSUSE Project
Transactional Updates: Refinements & FAQ
Apr 20, 2018
After our post a few weeks ago announcing the availability of transactional updates in openSUSE Tumbleweed & Leap 15 we received a bunch of questions and feedback about this exciting feature. And of course we didn’t rest on our laurels, and we’ve reacted by implementing as much as we can,...
Transactional Updates in Leap 15 & Tumbleweed
Apr 4, 2018
Transactional Updates is one of the exciting new features from the Kubic project which will be available in the upcoming release of openSUSE Leap 15, and is already available in Tumbleweed. But what are they, and why should you be interested? Patching isn’t Easy Software updates have two common, but...
Podman on openSUSE
Mar 25, 2018
Interested in the latest container technologies? Great, here is what the openSUSE community has been working on lately. Many of our users are interested in trying out alternatives to the Docker open-source engine, so we started having look at what the larger community has to offer and, in fact, there...
Container as a Service Platform based on Kubernetes atop openSUSE MicroOS
Tumbleweed-Kubic currently offers the following supported System Roles which can be selected during Installation
- openSUSE MicroOS
- “Unconfigured Cluster Node” - openSUSE MicroOS plus an unconfigured Kubic Kubernetes Stack
openSUSE Tumbleweed based OS providing Transactional (Atomic) Updates upon a read-only btrfs root filesystem
Designed to host container workloads with automated administration & patching. Installing the openSUSE MicroOS System Role from Kubic you get a quick, small environment for experimenting with Containers, or any other workload that benefits from Transactional Updates. MicroOS will also soon be offered as Virtual Machine ImagesWiki
Dashboard for openSUSE & SUSE Container as a Service
Velum is a dashboard that manages your SUSE CaaS Platform cluster. With Velum, you will be able to :
- Bootstrap a Kubernetes cluster with a simple click.
- Manage your Kubernetes: cluster adding and removing nodes from your cluster, monitoring faulty nodes, etc.
- Setup an update policy that suits your needs. SUSE CaaS Platform already provides a transparent and sensible procedure for updates that guarantees no downtime, but with Velum you will be able to further tune this.