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Auto-Scaling K8s Applications on Amazon EKS: 8 Best Practices and Tips

Auto-scaling, a dynamic and intelligent approach to resource provisioning, is one of the defining features of Kubernetes. It allows applications to automatically adjust their capacity based on real-time metrics and policies, ensuring optimal performance and cost-effectiveness. Amazon EKS provides the… Read More

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Comparing Amazon EKS with Self-Managed Kubernetes

As businesses embrace the benefits of containerization, the choice of how to implement Kubernetes becomes increasingly critical. Two primary options are at the forefront of this decision-making process: Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) and self-managed Kubernetes clusters. Amazon EKS promises… Read More

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Your Guide to the Top Kubernetes Service Meshes

As applications become more complex and distributed, managing the communication between various components becomes challenging. This is where Kubernetes service meshes come into play. In this guide, we'll delve into the world of service meshes, explaining what they are and… Read More

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Mastering Hybrid Cloud Management for Seamless K8s Operations

The concept of hybrid cloud has emerged as a powerful solution to integrating on-premises infrastructure with public and private cloud environments. However, managing this intricate mix of resources for Kubernetes can be challenging without a well-defined strategy. In this blog… Read More

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Rafay is a Tech Ascension Award Winner for Best DevOps Automation Solution

This week the Rafay Cloud Automation Platform was recognized as a 2023 Tech Ascension Awards winner for the Best DevOps Automation Solution category! The Tech Ascension Awards recognize the very best innovations in IT technology and Rafay was among the… Read More

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How Platform Teams Can Return Autonomy to Developers

DevOps was created to give developers the autonomy they needed in order to iterate quickly and create great software. But it hasn’t scaled to meet the demands of today’s businesses. Combining development and operations together into many small, agile teams… Read More

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What AWS re:Invent Taught Me About Love / Hate Relationships

I had the opportunity to attend AWS’s 2023 re:Invent conference for the first time, alongside my teammates here at Rafay. Our CPO, Mohan Atreya, posted a great wrap-up blog a few days ago that I highly recommend reading, as it… Read More

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How to Enhance Multi-Tenancy in Kubernetes using Namespace as a Service

With more organizations adopting Kubernetes, there arises a significant challenge: how do we efficiently segregate resources, manage privileges, and ensure isolation between different teams or projects? The answer lies in multi-tenancy, and a powerful approach to achieving this is by… Read More

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Kubernetes Upgrades and Versioning: Ensuring Smooth Transitions

The process of upgrading Kubernetes and managing version transitions can be a daunting task for organizations. In this blog post, we'll delve into the importance of Kubernetes upgrades, the versioning system, and strategies to ensure seamless transitions. Why Upgrade Kubernetes?… Read More

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Introducing BRAVE (Bare Metal Replication And Virtualization Environment): A new Open Source Tool to Virtualize Bare Metal Deployments

We are thrilled to announce our ongoing commitment to Open Source through our donation of an open-source project to the community. This initiative, known as BRAVE (Bare Metal Replication And Virtualization Environment), aims to provide a virtual, cost-effective, and automated… Read More

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Bare Metal Replication And Virtualization Environment (BRAVE)

BRAVE (Bare Metal Replication And Virtualization Environment) offers a virtual, cost-efficient, convenient, automated and on-demand tool for executing use cases requiring bare metal infrastructure. Cost and complexity of bare metal deployments can be prohibitive for a number of non production… Read More

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Upgrading Amazon EKS Clusters in 2023

Kubernetes is a rapidly evolving open-source project with periodic releases. And organizations embracing Kubernetes must adopt the practice of regular upgrades. This is because Kubernetes doesn’t follow the Long Term Support (LTS) concept. Instead, they have created a versioning and… Read More