Red Hat and IBM announce a hybrid-cloud software marketplace | ZDNet

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Sick of looking for programs to run on your Kubernetes-based hybrid cloud? Want to run AI/ML, Big Data, or just a conventional DBMS on Kubernetes without sweating the installation and maintenance details? Red Hat and its owner/partner IBM have a new one-stop-shop for you: Red Hat Marketplace.

Marketplace offers a broad selection of independent software vendors (ISVs) software. All these programs run on top of Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat’s Kubernetes distribution. These programs are not tied to the IBM Cloud. You can run them on any private or public cloud which supports OpenShift.For now, there are over 50 business programs available on the Marketplace. These include AI/ML, Database, Monitoring, and Big Data. It includes software from ISVs such as Anchore, a container security and monitoring firm;  MongoDB, the popular general-purpose DBMS, and StorageOS, which provides persistent storage for Kubernetes. More are coming shortly.All these programs are, as you’d imagine, certified for Red Hat OpenShift and offered with commercial support. They’re also built on the open Kubernetes Operator Framework. This enables you to run them on OpenShift as if they were a cloud service. That means they come ready-made with capabilities such as automated install and …

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