The Kubernetes Current Blog

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

Streamlining Kubernetes Operations for Amazon EKS Anywhere (EKS-A) for Bare Metal Environments

by Mohan Atreya
June 30, 2022

Amazon EKS Anywhere (EKS-A) now supports a deployment option to provision Kubernetes clusters on bare metal environments such as data centers. EKS Anywhere provides an installable software package for creating and managing Kubernetes clusters in data centers, along with tooling… Read More

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Transforming Retail at the Edge

by Cliff Malmborg
June 29, 2022

To compete with online shopping, retailers have to bring the advantages of technology to their in-store experience. However, that’s easier said than done. Delivering the best customer experience often means bringing complex hardware into the store. Embracing “edge computing” creates… Read More

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Introducing Paralus: The Industry’s First Open Source Zero-Trust Access Service for Kubernetes

by Elena Lape
June 28, 2022

Paralus — AKA the Zero-Trust access service that Rafay platform users already know and love — is now open source and free for everyone. Check out our GitHub repository to learn more! Why We Built Paralus For organizations managing user… Read More

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Managing Access to All Your Clusters at Scale

by Cliff Malmborg
June 27, 2022

Increasingly, Kubernetes is a key part of the enterprise tech stack, which comes with a need to secure and strengthen access. For many organizations, it also comes with an explosion in the growth of clusters. More clusters don’t have to… Read More

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GPU-enabled AI/ML at the Edge using Kubernetes

by Mohan Atreya
June 24, 2022

Over the last few years, we have seen an explosion in the number of Internet-connected smart devices both on the home front as well in businesses. For example, it is very common to see Internet-connected, video surveillance cameras in retail… Read More

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How to Bring Shadow Kubernetes IT into the Light

by Kyle Hunter
June 23, 2022

Shadow IT continues to be a challenge for IT leaders, but perhaps not in the sense that companies have seen in the past. Traditionally, shadow IT occurs within the application stack, which creates problems because the use of IT systems… Read More

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Securing Access to Kubernetes Environments with Zero Trust

by Kyle Hunter
June 20, 2022

Modern IT environments are becoming more dynamic by the day. Kubernetes, for example, is pushing the boundaries of what’s possible for many IT organizations. The benefits of the open source technology to automate deployment, scalability and management of containerized applications… Read More

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Critical Factors for Managing Applications and Kubernetes at the Edge

by Mohan Atreya
June 17, 2022

Business is being driven to the network’s edge because of several advantages it provides. Autonomous vehicles, remote asset monitoring, in-hospital patient monitoring, and real-time defect detection in factories are just a few examples of business applications that leverage the responsive… Read More

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DIY Access Management Using Dex and KubeLogin

by Elena Lape
June 16, 2022

As the usage of Kubernetes grows, its complexities and risks also grow. In one of our earlier blog posts, Multi-cluster Kubernetes Management and Access, we spoke about the challenges of managing access to multiple Kubernetes clusters. We discussed how managing… Read More

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Dynamically Provisioning Persistent Volumes with Kubernetes

by Cliff Malmborg
June 13, 2022

Storage in the Kubernetes and container world is handled differently than it is with virtual machines (VMs) or other types of infrastructure. Containerized applications typically scale by running multiple instances of containers in parallel. As a result, you have many… Read More

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Securing Your Kubernetes Clusters with Rafay and Araali

by Sean Wilcox
June 5, 2022

As enterprises modernize with cloud-native, they find themselves vulnerable to serious impact due to application vulnerability coupled with a lack of secure runtime configuration (AKA shared responsibility). A single pod or application compromise can put the whole cluster at risk.… Read More

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Container Orchestration Tools Comparison

by Cliff Malmborg
June 2, 2022

Containers have become increasingly popular as software development shifts from traditional methods to cloud native development and DevOps. In a containerized environment, a single instance of an operating system is shared across apps. For those more familiar with virtual machines,… Read More