The Kubernetes Current Blog

Read our thoughts on all things Kubernetes and stay current on the latest news from Rafay

Streamlining Amazon EKS Anywhere Operations with the Rafay Kubernetes Operations Platform

by Mohan Atreya
September 6, 2021

Amazon EKS Anywhere is a new deployment option for Amazon EKS that enables enterprises to easily create and manage Kubernetes clusters on premises, both on virtual machines (VMs) and bare metal servers. EKS Anywhere provides an installable… Read More

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A New Chapter for Rafay Systems, and Kubernetes Operations

by Haseeb Budhani
August 31, 2021

Today marks an exciting new chapter for Rafay, as we announce a $25 million Series B funding round led by Alberto, Leo and team at… Read More

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Getting Started with Amazon EKS

by Mohan Atreya
July 14, 2021

Kubernetes is the leading container orchestration engine. It excels in executing application containers and supports many operational aspects like scalability, self-recovery, service-discovery, secrets configuration, workload management and batch execution, rolling updates, etc. All of this results in distributed systems with… Read More

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etcd & Kubernetes: What You Should Know

by Naren Narendra
May 5, 2021

Kubernetes is architected as a set of microservices that manage the lifecycle of containers and coordinate application management tasks such as configuration, deployment, service discovery, load balancing, scheduling, scaling, and monitoring across a fleet of clusters. The microservices-based architecture of… Read More

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Rafay Enhances Kubernetes Management Cloud with Enterprise-Grade Security, Standardization and Automation Capabilities

by Sean Wilcox
April 27, 2021

Over the past several years we’ve experienced a tremendous amount of change in the Kubernetes management and container orchestration market. Years ago, Kubernetes was used to support a relatively small number of clusters in… Read More

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Top Kubernetes Takeaways From the 2020 AWS Container Security Survey

by Naren Narendra
March 25, 2021

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently published the 2020 AWS Container Security Survey results. This survey is a follow-up to the 2019 AWS Container Security Survey. The differences between these two surveys highlight several interesting… Read More

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It’s Official: Rafay’s Cloud-based Kubernetes Management Solution is a Hit With Enterprises (800% ARR growth YoY)

by Haseeb Budhani
March 17, 2021

Years ago at another company where my co-founder, Hemanth Kavuluru, and I built the security industry’s first software-defined perimeter (SDP) platform, we spent just as much time wrestling with application and infrastructure orchestration as we did developing the solution we… Read More

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The Ultimate Guide to Helm Charts

by Naren Narendra
January 25, 2021

The declarative model of Kubernetes uses Kubernetes Objects stored in configuration files which are essentially a set of YAML files. For every version and instance of a Kubernetes application that DevOps personnel deploy and run in… Read More

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Kubernetes Secrets Management with HashiCorp Vault and Rafay

by Naren Narendra
January 22, 2021

Thanks to Lan Nguyen and Mohan Atreya for their contributions to this blog. Kubernetes and containers enable applications to be instantaneously deployed across public clouds, data centers and the edge. While this enables an organization to be nimble and… Read More

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Helm Chart Hooks Tutorial

by Phani Mahavrathayajula
January 20, 2021

Helm chart hooks are a useful tool in your Kubernetes deployments and are used to perform certain actions at specific points in a release cycle. Helm supports a variety of hooks and this blog serves as a tutorial to help… Read More

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Top 5 Trends for DevOps & Kubernetes in 2021: Welcome the KubeMaster

by Sean Wilcox
December 30, 2020

2020 has been a challenging year for many companies due to the global pandemic, which has had a varying impact on businesses. The software technology industry, for the most part, has been able to react faster to the changing landscape,… Read More

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Kubernetes Cluster Backup & Restore with Velero and Rafay

by Lan Nguyen
December 24, 2020

Kubernetes cluster backup and restore is one of the top priorities for DevOps teams and KubeMasters running containerized applications in production. Without this critical capability, organizations run the risk of… Read More