Using an S2I Build Strategy to Create a Build in OpenShift 4

15 minutes
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

Hey there, Gurus! Welcome to the lab, here’s the scenario! You are an admin working at the ZLand BioTech firm where you are in charge of creating early screening software that is going to revolutionize the industry for tracking symptoms of the dreaded Virus Z-19. This software is vital to the early warning system and tracking of the virus. Your job is to assist the developers in managing and creating the applications that make up the screening and tracking software. You are being asked by the Java Developer, Tallahassee to set up a Java build running a Spring Boot application. They have supplied the Git repo for the Spring Boot source code. Use the `openjdk-11` builder image and the Git repo to create a build using source-to-image. Let’s begin!
>**Note:** This lab is meant to be run on your local environment. This will not work in our current Cloud Playground or Lab environment.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Install CodeReady Containers

Note: If you have already installed CodeReady Containers and have taken the previous lab, please move on to the next objective. If not, then proceed with this objective.

  • If you don’t already have a Red Hat login, register at Red Hat.
  1. Make the OpenShift_CRC working directory.
  2. Download the version of the OpenShift on CodeReady Containers binary for the operating system version you are running.
  3. Install OpenShift on CodeReady Containers.
Use the S2I Build Strategy
  1. Create a project called twinkies.
  2. Use the openjdk-11 builder image and the Spring Boot source code to create a build called tw-tracer.
Confirm Your Work
  1. Confirm your build has been created.
  2. Check if all images have been built.

Additional Resources

Note: This lab is meant to be run on your local environment. This will not work in our current Cloud Playground or Lab environment.

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