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Red Hat OpenShift is designed to provide one thing for developers: ease of use without worry. OpenShift automates the build, deployment, and management of applications so that you can focus on delivering your next big idea.

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Step 1

Learn about Red Hat OpenShift

OpenShift combines application lifecycle management - including image builds, continuous integration, deployments, and updates - with Kubernetes.


Principles of container-based application design

On Demand Webinar

Rise of the Planet of the Apps

Step 2

Try Red Hat OpenShift

Test drive the leading container application platform in your browser, and see how easy it is to get started with Kubernetes and OpenShift.

For Developers

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Red Hat OpenShift Online

OpenShift Online is hosted and managed by Red Hat. Our free starter tier is perfect for individual experimentation.

For Operators

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Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

Our OpenShift Container Platform test drive provides systems administrators with a no-cost, hands-on lab experience.

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Identify opportunities with our OpenShift experts. Tell us about your use case, and we’ll let you know how we can help.

Step 3

Join the community

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OpenShift Commons

Where users, partners, customers, and contributors come together to collaborate and work together on OpenShift.


OKD is the community distribution of Kubernetes that powers Red Hat OpenShift. Contributions welcome!