CodeReady Containers & Apple Silicon

No OpenShift for Apple Silicon users

Before you dive deep: This will not give you a working local OpenShift on Apple Silicon but a working CRC using Podman. At the very end of my last post I briefly mentioned that CodeReady Containers(CRC) were not available for Apple Silicon. Literally two hours later I came across a GitHub Issue that’s functions as an epic ticket for CRC support on M1 and guess what? There’s a new comment hinting to a dev preview version. [Read More]

Openshift and Apple Silicon

the pains of an M1 user

After receiving my new M1 powered MacBooks Pro I was happy. Very happy. After all, it was quite the upgrade from the shabby Intel I5 powered MacBook Pro that I was running while still working at Red Hat. Everything is so blazing fast now, and it just feels nice. While I was aware that not all CLI tools have yet been cross-compiled for ARM, I had a tiny “what the fuk” moment when I wanted to get the work on the “Operating OpenShift” book going and found out that basically none of the tooling was ready for Apple Silicon. [Read More]

Deploying A Blog With GitHub Actions - Part 1

As the title is hinting, this is part one of a series of entries to follow. This first post will deal with a topic that I personally have to touch on a lot: Deploying to Cloud Run. Why? This very blog you’re reading right now is deployed precisely that way. In this article, we’re going to walk through a couple of simple steps to get a hugo based blog (or anything more or less) deployed to Google Cloud Run using GitHub Actions. [Read More]


“Inception: the beginning of an organization or official activity” - Cambridge Dictionary While it does sound a bit dramatic, it does fit my purpose very well. This is the beginning of an “official activity”…kind of. There is nothing official about it, but this is the very first entry, that I’m writing in my blog. Now one could ask why I’d want to start a blog, it’s 2021 afterall, but I just thought it’s a nice to have and also a neat guinea pig. [Read More]