Backup & Restore Service

Integrated Backup & Restore for Any App and Any Cluster

With Rafay, enterprises leverage an integrated platform for backup and disaster recovery of the Kubernetes control plane and application data across data centers, public clouds and remote/edge locations

Finally, an Integrated Backup & Restore Service for Both Clusters and Apps

Platform and operations teams need an easy-to-use, scalable, and secure solution for backup/restore, disaster recovery, and migration of Kubernetes applications. Without Rafay, these teams have to build, integrate and support their own backup and restore capability. With Rafay's Backup and Restore Service, enterprises:

Centrally configure, automate and operationalize disaster recovery (DR)

Eliminate manual handling of backup credentials for enhanced security

Leverage easy to use workflows for creating and managing backups for the entire fleet of clusters

Have flexible controls to specify what data to include and exclude as part of the backup

Standardization of Backup Procedures

Administrators can create and manage backup policies and backup locations per project which are in turn mapped to a business unit, team or operating environment. These can then be leveraged across the entire fleet of clusters in the project providing a consistent experience.

Improve Security with Automated Handling of Backup Credentials

Harden security posture by eliminating manual handling of backup credentials on a fleet of clusters. Secure and automate the distribution of backup credentials to clusters where backup/recovery operations need to be performed.

Automation and Workflows for Backup & Restore

DevOps teams can develop automation in minutes using an easy to use CLI and REST APIs.

Operations teams can use extremely easy to use, integrated workflows to reduce operational complexity. Leverage one step workflows to restore data from backups during disaster recovery events. Enabling backup for a cluster is as simple as enabling a toggle. The Backup agent will be automatically deployed to the cluster and configured with required backup credentials.


Comply with Industry Regulations and Enterprise Policies

Quickly provide evidence to auditors and security teams that backups are being performed as per the organization’s backup policy.

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Sample K8s Operations POC Test Plan

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Fine Grained Controls

Admins are provided with fine grained control over what data (cluster control plane, persistent volumes, namespaces etc) needs to be included and excluded as part of the backup.  Admins also have control over where backups should be stored and how long they need to be retained before they are automatically deleted. Specify retention periods for how long backups should be retained and automatically delete expired backups.

"The big draw was that you could centralize the lifecycle management & operations."

Beth Cohen

Cloud Technology Strategist, Verizon Business

"Rafay’s thought leadership and white glove support has been fantastic."

Kumud Kalia


"Rafay’s unified view for Kubernetes Operations & deep DevOps expertise has allowed us to significantly increase development velocity."

Alec Rooney


"Rafay stood out from the crowd with their deep integration with Amazon EKS."

Jayant Thakre

VP Products