OpenShift Container Platform 4.6 can host the development and runtime execution of containerized applications. The platform is continuing to mature and expand rapidly, providing you with access to the tools your team needs so that your business can grow. OpenShift Container Platform is based on Kubernetes, the de facto container automation and life cycle management platform for containerized workloads and services. Ready Stack for OpenShift Container Platform 4.6 includes Dell EMC hardware (servers, switches, and storage) to enable you to develop, validate, and deploy your containerized applications.
This chapter describes the OpenShift Container Platform architecture, infrastructure components, and requirements for a viable Ready Stack for OpenShift Container Platform 4.6 cluster, which can drive the core of modern telecommunications practices, multimedia operations, service provider infrastructure operations, the demands of the gaming industry, and financial transaction workloads.