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Red Hat at Microsoft Ignite 2018

22. September 2018 - 28. September 2018Orlando, FloridaOrange County Convention Center
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Red Hat at Microsoft Ignite 2018

BOOTH #503

Visit the Red Hat booth to speak with open source experts, explore our featured demos, and learn about our expanding partnership with Microsoft.

Make sure to ask our onsite team how to recieve a Red Hat baseball cap, and take a minute to relax in our booth and get a caricature drawing!

Open hybrid cloud solutions on Microsoft Azure

Together, Microsoft and Red Hat® offer more choice and flexibility for hybrid cloud deployments.

We are committed to delivering enterprise operating systems, simplified container technologies, rigorous security standards, and an integrated support experience to help our enterprise customers and partners embrace hybrid cloud.

Microsoft and Red Hat partner to deliver more flexibility and choice

The Microsoft partnership with Red Hat extends our commitment to offer unmatched choice and flexibility in an enterprise-grade cloud experience across the hybrid cloud.

Red Hat Developer Program

Developers, don’t forget to join the Red Hat Developer Program where you can download Red Hat’s enterprise products for development  purposes, ebooks, cheat sheets and application development tutorials.

Speaking Sessions

11:55 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Location: Expo Theater 3

No More Storage Nightmares! An Open Solution for Container Persistent Storage

OpenShift on Azure is an award-winning platform that helps tech teams develop, store and maintain more applications, faster and more securely. Learn how running a distributed storage platform in kubernetes pods is a game changer not just for storage administrators but for application developers as well. This groundbreaking technology runs containerized Gluster inside Kubernetes and on Red Hat’s OpenShift Container Platform as a completely integrated solution aggregating storage and serving it out to application containers.

Speaker: Nick Gerasimatos, emerging technologies evangelist, CCSP, Red Hat

12:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Location: OCCC W314 

Accelerate application development through open source frameworks and marketplace items

Come and learn how to leverage popular open source workloads to accelerate your application development. In this session we cover Cloud Foundry, OpenShift, Kubernetes, and others.

Speaker: Walter Oliver, sr. program manager, Microsoft and Nick Gerasimatos, emerging technologies evangelist, CCSP, Red Hat

10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Friday, September 28, 2018 

Location: OCCC W300

Java and MicroProfile on Azure: Building microserves in style

This session dives into the steps required to design, build, deploy, and orchestrate a cloud native microservice architecture using Java and Eclipse MicroProfile. Hear from Microsoft and Red Hat experts about how adopting Cloud-Native open source projects and open standards, while making use of tools, APIs, and Java specifications that developers are already familiar with, can allow you to achieve superior productivity. This session includes an overview of MicroProfile and demonstrations of how to put it into practice in the cloud.

Speakers: Brian Benz, cloud developer, Microsoft and James Falkner, sr. principal technical marketing manager, Red Hat

OpenShift on Azure Workshop

Join us for a half-day OpenShift on Azure workshop.

This workshop is recommended for developers, operations and technical leaders who are interested in learning more about the benefits of using the OpenShift Container Platform on Microsoft Azure.


Event details:

Thursday, September 27 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

In this workshop, we will discuss how containers solve many of the challenges for development and operations. We will show you how to start taking advantage of the cloud, without rewriting all of your existing applications. We will demonstrate how Microsoft and Red Hat combined improve speed, scalability, security, innovation and cost to your IT organization.



  • Discover why customers are running OpenShift on Azure
  • Understand how applications run as containers
  • Learn techniques for zero downtime deployments
  • Know best practices for persistent storage
  • Understand how different applications run as containers e.g., Java, php, go, .NET, etc.
  • Find out how to build and deploy a Java EE application from GitHub to OpenShift Container Platform (OCP)
  • Learn how JBoss EAP runs on OpenShift and the concepts related to its building, deployment and execution
  • Understand how to containerize legacy applications
  • Deploy multi-tiered application

Click the registration link below for additional details.

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