How to use environment variables to make a containerized Quarkus application more flexible

When you run a containerized application on a container orchestration platform like Kubernetes, Open Shift or with a serverless framework like Knative or Code Engine or on other platforms, it is helpful to pass endpoints to other applications to the containerized application by using environment variables. When the container will be restarted, these variables can be provided to the container and no adjustment in the source code is necessary. You can use configmaps or in Code Engine simple the environment variable itself.

Deploy a Microservice to OpenShift

In this blog post I want to point out that I just created a  9 min YouTube video related to the great Hands-on workshop: Reactive Endpoints with Quarkus on OpenShift. In this video you can watch and follow the steps of the exercise 4  "Deploy Service to OpenShift". Let me give you a short preview... Continue Reading →

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