The Kubernetes Current Blog

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

What Makes Kubernetes Cost Management Difficult?

by Ramyakant Desabattula
August 11, 2022

Kubernetes as a platform allows teams to scale up applications at a rapid pace but this may come at a significant cost if done inefficiently. According to the 2021 CNCF survey, more than 68% of organizations reported an increase in… Read More

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Unlocking Four Requirements for Enterprise-Grade Kubernetes

by Kyle Hunter
August 10, 2022

For enterprises of all shapes and sizes, Kubernetes has become a go-to-choice for shipping software and improving delivery time, visibility, and control of CI/CD workflows. With more organizations enjoying the benefits of Kubernetes, it is all the more crucial to… Read More

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Securing Your Kubernetes Environments via Network Policies

by Abhinav Mishra
August 5, 2022

Today, one of the most significant benefits of Kubernetes is the ability to quickly deploy and connect applications, whether across namespaces in a cluster or across different cloud environments. By default, a pod/application running in a Kubernetes cluster has the… Read More

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Kubernetes Security: Top 5 Best Practices for Securing Kubernetes Clusters

by Cliff Malmborg
July 26, 2022

As more and more of your business-critical applications run in Kubernetes, securing Kubernetes becomes increasingly critical. The ability to operate and secure clusters in a standardized fashion is essential in a rapidly growing Kubernetes environment. If your team has been… Read More

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Unified Management of Multi-OS Kubernetes Clusters

by Praveen Kashimsetty
July 25, 2022

One of the most common enterprise scenarios that engineers deal with today is managing multi-OS platforms or applications. This requires teams to run separate environments for each workload type based on the operating system (OS) and system architectures leading to… Read More

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Powering Developer Self-Service for Application teams using Workspaces

by Naveen Chakrapani
July 22, 2022

In a previous blog post, we described how platform teams can leverage Rafay’s Cluster Templates capability to enable a self-service model where application teams can provision clusters on demand. And now, platform teams can configure the necessary restrictions on resource… Read More

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Enterprise Best Practices for Solving the Top Kubernetes Security Risks

by Haseeb Budhani
July 20, 2022

Countless developers have adopted Kubernetes to help build cloud-native applications. However, many companies still struggle with managing this new environment. In the last few years, companies were not only eager to implement digital tools like VPNs, and antivirus security measures… Read More

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Shared Kubernetes Clusters for Hybrid and Multicloud

by Kyle Hunter
July 18, 2022

Now more than ever, hybrid and multicloud deployments are quickly becoming key enterprise requirements. As Kubernetes adoption in an enterprise grows, effectively managing multicluster deployments becomes increasingly critical to application delivery. To bring Kubernetes usage and hybrid/multicloud infrastructure together, IT… Read More

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What You Should Know About The Rise Of The Platform Organization

by Haseeb Budhani
July 15, 2022

Kubernetes is a central force in the cloud-native computing universe. It plays a significant role in most major technology trends today, from containerization and microservices architecture to edge computing to AI and machine learning workloads. Around 5.6 million developers now… Read More

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5 Practices for Kubernetes Operations with Amazon EKS

by Kyle Hunter
July 14, 2022

In the past several years, organizations of all sizes and verticals have helped to accelerate their IT development pipelines using containerized applications orchestrated by Kubernetes (K8s) and the cloud. But to achieve optimum efficiency, many of these organizations are looking… Read More

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The Innate Risk of VMware Tanzu with Broadcom Acquisition

by Kyle Hunter
July 11, 2022

Have you heard the news of Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware for $61B? I personally have had flashbacks of Dell’s acquisition of EMC (which included VMware). Both of these were groundbreaking in terms of being one of the largest tech deals… Read More

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Easily Deploy Approved Technologies and Full-Stack Solutions with Custom Catalogs

by Naveen Chakrapani
July 7, 2022

As customers scale up their Kubernetes (K8s) environments, it becomes critical to create a process that ensures only applications that are vetted and approved are deployed to clusters. Without that, it is impossible for customers to standardize clusters, implement best… Read More