The Good, The Bad, OpenShift
September 21, 2021

The Good, The Bad, OpenShift

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Software Version

Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (self-managed)

Overall Satisfaction with Red Hat OpenShift

It is used across the company to manage container instances. [The] problem it addresses is to help monitor the health of the containers, troubleshoot issues by viewing the logs, providing a self-service UI to restart the container without needing help from the operations team. The platform also allows us to manage multiple environments which reduces a lot of the overhead compared to managing Virtual Machines.
  • Managing multiple container instances across different environments
  • Allows real time tracing of logs
  • Relatively simple UI which does not take much training to get used to
  • There is a limit to how much logs can be viewed on the browser
  • No feature to search the logs (like how it can be done on Splunk)
  • Absence of graphical representation of CPU and Memory usage
  • Logs monitoring
  • The UI provides a quick way to check if containers are running
  • Manage multiple environments (QA/Dev) through the same portal
  • Reduce [the] friction of monitoring environments. This leads to [a] quicker troubleshooting process.
  • Completely remove the need to authenticate each and every time you want to check on a specific environment.
  • Faster deployment workflow increases [the] efficiency of developers when testing in lower environment containers.

Do you think Red Hat OpenShift delivers good value for the price?

Not sure

Are you happy with Red Hat OpenShift's feature set?


Did Red Hat OpenShift live up to sales and marketing promises?

I wasn't involved with the selection/purchase process

Did implementation of Red Hat OpenShift go as expected?

I wasn't involved with the implementation phase

Would you buy Red Hat OpenShift again?


[It is a] suitable platform that is used to monitor the status of your containers. This is not applicable to traditional Virtual Machine Monitoring. It is particularly useful when running tests in lower environments, for instance, you will be able to [easily] modify the config values and then restart the container all through [Red Hat] OpenShift to test a different application flow.

Red Hat OpenShift Feature Ratings

Ease of building user interfaces
Platform management overhead
Workflow engine capability
Platform access control
Not Rated
Services-enabled integration
Not Rated
Development environment creation
Development environment replication
Issue monitoring and notification
Not Rated
Issue recovery
Not Rated
Upgrades and platform fixes
Not Rated