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

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

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 a disruption of service and unplanned downtime.  The Rafay Kubernetes… Read More

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Using Kubernetes (and not VMs) for Edge Computing and Machine Learning

There is near-universal agreement in IT circles that containers and Kubernetes are de facto technologies used for managing modern applications both for on-premises and cloud deployments. But what about emerging use cases such as edge computing and machine learning? Edge… Read More

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What is Amazon EKS Distro (EKS D)?

At re:Invent this week, Amazon announced Amazon EKS Distro (AKA EKS-D). But what is EKS-D all about and where or when should you use it? Read on to learn the basics about EKS-D. What is Amazon EKS Distro (EKS-D)? Amazon… Read More

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How to Provision and Manage Amazon EKS Distro (EKS-D) Using Rafay

Today Amazon announced Amazon EKS Distro (EKS-D), a Kubernetes distribution based on and used by Amazon EKS. EKS-D enables organizations to create reliable and secure Kubernetes clusters using the same versions of Kubernetes and its dependencies deployed by Amazon EKS.… Read More

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Verizon Partners with Rafay Systems to Power Cutting-“Edge” Application Kubernetes Platform

Today we are extremely excited to publicly talk about the work we’ve been doing with Verizon over the last year: Verizon announced a new managed offering called Application Edge, which is powered by Rafay Systems’ Kubernetes Management Cloud for MSPs product. … Read More

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Rafay Systems Achieves Advanced Technology Partner Status in the AWS Partner Network

Today I am excited to announce that Rafay Systems has achieved Advanced Technology Partner status in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). The Advanced tier is the highest designation APN Technology Partners can achieve and includes companies that… Read More

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Rafay Product Bytes: Zero-Trust Security for Kubectl, Deeper Amazon EKS Integration, Enhanced Fleet Management and More!

Welcome to our new, ongoing blog series called Product Bytes that highlights recent product enhancements we’ve made to our Kubernetes Management Cloud (for enterprises) and Kubernetes Management Cloud for MSPs (for service providers) products so you can stay up to… Read More

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Provision and Manage Amazon EKS on AWS Outposts with Rafay

AWS Outposts is a fully managed service that extends AWS capabilities to a customer's facility providing a truly consistent hybrid experience. AWS services run locally on AWS Outposts and can be accessed using familiar AWS APIs and tooling making it… Read More

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A Kubernetes Sea Change: The Path to Enterprise-Grade Kubernetes

Our mission at Rafay is pretty simple: empower enterprises and service providers to support modern applications that are critical to them keeping up with the fast-digitizing economy. Why is this important now? Well, because modern (or containerized) applications are deployed… Read More

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What We Learned from the Gartner Forecast Analysis: Container Management (Software and Services), Worldwide

In June 2020, Kubernetes celebrated its 6th birthday. In just a few short years, Kubernetes has become the dominant technology employed to manage clusters and their container-based applications. Not only that, the number of clusters under management keeps growing. In… Read More

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Rafay and Amazon Accelerate SonicWall’s Adoption of Containers and Amazon EKS

Rafay and Amazon Accelerate SonicWall’s Adoption of Containers and Amazon EKS When we first talked to Sonicwall, they were already in the process of embracing the cloud and modern application architectures for their products. In addition to standardizing on Docker… Read More