man02

Frequently asked Questions

The following IBM Certified containers frequently asked questions and answers provide you with general and frequently used or required installation, configuration, and replication-related information.

IBM Certified Containers

IBM Certified Containers on Red Hat OpenShift offers a consistent Hybrid Cloud foundation for building and scaling containerized applications. Built with the industry-leading managed Kubernetes service, Red Hat OpenShift provides speed and agility for discerning customers looking for quick-paced development processes, while also bringing significant savings in IT operational costs for existing customers through containerized architecture models. Enterprise-grade, secure “Product Editions” available for IBM Sterling Order Management and B2B Collaboration solutions.

Read the following IBM Certified Containers frequently asked questions and answers.

IBM Certified Containers on the OpenShift Container Platform offer a foundation for building and scaling containerized applications. Built with the industry-leading managed Kubernetes service, the OpenShift Container Platform provides speed and agility for organizations looking for quick-paced development processes, while also bringing significant savings in operational costs through containerized architecture models.

  • Delivers container images built using open-source technologies such as Buildah and Podman
  • IBM-certified Helm charts easily deliver enterprise-grade, secure, production editions
  • Open-sourced Db2® and MQ dockers provide readily available application servers and agent containers for an empowered developer environment
  • Off-the-shelf scripts and documentation are accessible to assist with creating builder images and customized build pipelines aligned with the Source-To-Image (S2I) framework
  • Liveness and readiness probes that work with Kubernetes replicas to monitor the health of the application and provide graceful self-healing recovery characteristics
  • Unified monitoring, security, and logging tools using the foundation of a common service to give administrators a consistent hybrid cloud interaction model 
  • Advanced analytics and AI solutions can easily be enabled with IBM Cloud Paks

Use the IBM Sterling Order Management Software Operator to manage and automate the life cycle of your Sterling Order Management Software. The Operator provides custom resources to specify the required application state and automatically creates or updates the Kubernetes resources to achieve the expected state.

The container layers are as follows:

  • Red Hat Universal Base Image (UBI) OS as base image
  • IBM JRE
  • IBM WebSphere Liberty
  • Partner Engagement Manager war files and configuration files.

IBM helps you modernize existing applications with an approach that considers the many factors unique to your environment, so you can move forward with confidence. Wherever you are in your journey to the cloud, there is an IBM Sterling B2B Collaboration solution to meet your needs.

  • Financial Services
  • Food Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail Services

IBM-certified containers on Red Hat OpenShift are enterprise-grade, secure “Product Editions” available for IBM Sterling Order Management and B2B Collaboration solutions. These product editions integrate a container platform, containerized middleware, open-source components, and common software services. 

IBM Certified Containers on Red Hat OpenShift offers a consistent hybrid cloud foundation for building and scaling containerized applications. Built with the industry-leading managed Kubernetes service, Red Hat OpenShift provides speed and agility for discerning customers looking for quick-paced development processes, while also bringing significant savings in IT operational costs for existing customers through containerized architecture models. Enterprise-grade, secure “Product Editions” available for IBM Sterling Order Management and B2B Collaboration solutions provide the following:

  • Ease
  • Simplicity
  • Agility
  • Portability
  • Speed
  • Control
  • Cost-savings
  • IBM Cloud Paks

Worker node capacity – The total capacity available to the worker node, measured by either virtual cores or physical cores.

  • Platform packages have not tampered with
  • Container image is free of any known vulnerabilities in the platform components or layers
  • The container is compatible across platforms, including OpenShift, whether on bare metal or in a cloud environment.

Expert resources to help you succeed

Product Demo

Watch our top-notch
product demos

Services

We offer the full spectrum of services to help organizations work better.

Blog

Stay up to date on the latest technologies.

Ask Experts!

Can’t Find The Answer You’re Looking For?
Don’t Worry We’re Here To Help! Please Submit A Question​
Group01