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OpenShift 4 Infrastructure Architecture Workshop

Target audience: Architects and Presales


The purpose of this workshop is to show attendees the benefits, the architecture, the installation and the operational management of Red Hats Container Platform "OpenShift" Attendees learn during these two days how to present, design and architect an OpenShift installation on-premise and to install it different public clouds.

The main focus is on the infrastructure of OpenShift there is only very little development in this training.

This Workshop covers:
Architecture, Installation, Management, Networking, Storage, Container Runtime Features (CRY-O) modern registry implementation (QUAY), Virtualization (CNV), running on different HW Platforms (Power), running different Solutions (IBM Products on OCP)


Having an active Red Hat Partner Connect Account to have access to OPEN (Online Partner Enablement Network). If you do have questions to your personal account either reach out to your internal contact person to be set up in Partner Connect or reach out to the Red Hat EMEA Partner Team ( Please see our "How to Guide" to join an existing partner company account.

The following open courses need to be completed prior to attending this workshop:

Recommended OPEN courses as follow-up (after the OpenShift 4 Infrastructure Architecture Workshop):


After attending this workshop you know how to architect and install an OpenShift environment, explain CRI-O, Istio and other “state of the art” tools to manage and meter OpenShift. Explain the integration of development tools, the options and how to install applications from other vendors on OpenShift (IBM, SAP,….).

Please see above the recommended OPEN courses as follow-up.


Day 1:

9:00 Welcome, Intro
9:30 Red Hat and OpenSource
10:00 OpenShift - the platform for great ideas
10:30 Break
10:45 OpenShift Architecture
12:30 Lunch Break
13:30 CoreOS and OpenShift 4.x
14:15 Moving on from Docker . The new container framework
15:00 HandsOn "Build a Container with Buildah"
15:30 Break
15:45 Live Demo
16:00 HandsOn OpenShift 4.x „Build an App with OpenShift“
17:00 End Day One

Day 2:

9:00 Recap Day One
9:15 OpenShift Plattform Installation
10:00 Istio Service Mesh
10:40 Container Native Virtualisation
11:00 Break
11:15 Modern Registry Management (QUAY)
12:00 API Management (3Scale)
12:30 Break
13:30 Running Containerized Workloads on OpenShift (IBM CloudPak, MS, ...)
15:00 Break
15:15 Roadmap what's new , what's coming
16:30 End of day two




05 – 06 May 20



2 Dublin Landings, N Wall Quay

16 – 17 Jun 20


Red Hat France (Immeuble Défense Plaza)

23-25 Rue Delarivière Lefoullon

92800, 23-25 Rue Delarivière Lefoullon

General requirements

  • These trainings are for Red Hat Partners only!
  • All trainings (workshops, sales days, etc.) are available in ENGLISH ONLY!
  • Any question about your partner status or how to become a Red Hat Partner - get in contact with our partner team.
  • Bring your own laptop with a working browser!

Access to OPEN

Most of the trainings require prerequisites: online courses that have to be enrolled in OPEN (Online Partner Enablement Network). You need to have an active Red Hat Partner Account to access OPEN.

Please see our "How to Guide" to join an existing partner company account. If you do have questions in regards to this please contact the EMEA Partner Team.

Attendee Statements

Red Hat OpenShift Infrastructure Architecture Workshop - Hursley, UK:

"Brilliant Workshop by an outstanding, skilled and motivated teacher"

Georg Ember (IBM)

Agile Integration Technical Workshop - Madrid, Spain:

"Agile Integration is a key component for successful digital transformation and Red Hat provides an extensive portfolio for this market!"

Norbert Steiner (Computacenter AG & Co oHG)