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Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA)

A cloud-native application platform with everything you need to securely manage your development life cycle, including standardized workflows, continuous integration, and release management on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

What is Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS?

Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA) is a turnkey application development platform for building cloud-native apps on a Kubernetes foundation. ROSA provides a fully managed service that lets you use Kubernetes or Red Hat OpenShift to drive and manage your containerized workflows natively on AWS. It integrates seamlessly with a variety of AWS cloud services to help you get started quickly. 

ROSA supports the same versions of OpenShift as Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated and OpenShift Container Platform, so you receive updates with each new release.

Get started with Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS

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How Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS benefits developers

Focus on building innovative apps, not managing complex infrastructure and tools. With Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS, you get:


Out-of-the-box platform

An out-of-the-box application platform with integrated tools and services.



All of the benefits of AWS, including integration with other AWS services.


AWS Management

Access to Red Hat OpenShift directly from the AWS Management Console.



Full-stack management from a global team of experts.




24x7 support from both Red Hat and AWS with a 99.95% uptime service-level agreement (SLA).

Frequently asked questions

Is Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS the same as Red Hat OpenShift?

Yes. Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS is fully managed Red Hat OpenShift, which delivers a consistent experience across hybrid cloud, public cloud, on-premise, or edge architecture. ROSA is hosted on the Amazon Web Services public cloud and jointly managed by Red Hat and AWS. Note that certain administrative functions and options might be restricted or unavailable when using the managed version.

What does Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS include?

Each ROSA cluster comes with a fully managed control plane and application nodes. Installation, management, maintenance, and upgrades are performed by Red Hat site reliability engineers (SREs) with joint Red Hat and Amazon support. You can also take advantage of cluster services, including monitoring, logging, and metrics.

Does Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS integrate with other AWS services?

Yes. ROSA integrates with a range of AWS compute, database, analytics, machine learning, networking, mobile, and other application services, so you can quickly deploy and scale through the same management interface.  

How do I get support?

ROSA is supported jointly by Red Hat and AWS, giving you the option to contact either company to start troubleshooting. Escalations will occur as needed by Red Hat or AWS to the appropriate team.

How does pricing work?

The total cost of Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS includes both ROSA service fees and AWS infrastructure fees. Refer to Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS Pricing for more information.

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