Introduction to OpenShift for application developers

Presented by:

Steven Pousty

@TheSteve0 on Twitter, IRC, Instagram, Ingress, SmugMug, and Github



  1. Learn a bit about PaaS
  2. A little about OpenShift
  3. See it all in action


  1. You like writing code rather than managing servers
  2. You can use command line, git, and ssh
  3. You like being an Admin rather than dealing with Devs

But I know EC2...

One Source to Bind Them All



But wait - there's more

  1. Free! No time limit
  2. 3 gears (like servers) - each 512 Mb RAM, 1 Gb disk
  3. Automatic Application Scaling
  4. Simple pricing

Enough Talk - CODE!


  1. Make a Python app
  2. Push a code change
  3. Make a Wordpress site
  4. Make a full app from a Github repo:
  5. Show what OpenShift did under the hoods for us
  6. If time I can show Vert.x or Node.JS

Let's wrap it up

  1. Openshift makes life great for you
  2. You can live your dreams! This is the best of all possible worlds
  3. Free! With Free Ebook!
  4. Github repo:

Come hang out with us:
#openshift or #openshift-dev on freenode irc