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How to Automate Upgrades to Amazon EKS 1.24 Stargazer

EKS Version Released End of Support 1.28 September 2023 November 2024 1.27 May 2023 July 2024 1.26 April 2023 June 2024 1.25 February 2023 May 2024 1.24 November 2022 January 31, 2024 You are here → 1.23 August 2022 October… Read More

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Rafay Systems Named as a Cool Vendor in the 2023 Gartner® Cool Vendors™ in Container Management

Recently, Gartner named Rafay a “Cool Vendor” in the 2023 Gartner Cool Vendors for Container Management report. Team Rafay is extremely pleased and elated for having received this recognition. Gartner research revealed that “by 2027, more than 90% of G2000… Read More

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Understanding Kubernetes Access Management

Access management in Kubernetes revolves around controlling who can interact with the cluster and what actions they can perform. This extends to users, services, applications, and even processes within the cluster. Effective access management fosters a secure environment while enabling… Read More

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HashiCorp’s New License: Impact on Rafay’s Native Integration

Last week, HashiCorp announced that they would be adopting the Business Source License for future releases of its products. In this blog, we describe how and if this impacts Rafay customers. There is no impact to our mutual customers and… Read More

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Essential Kubernetes Multi-tenancy Best Practices

Creating a new Kubernetes cluster for each application is incredibly costly due to several factors that impact efficiency, resource utilization, and management complexity. Kubernetes is designed to manage containerized applications efficiently within a single cluster. However, deploying separate clusters for… Read More

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8 Advantages of GitOps Kubernetes Deployment

In the fast-paced world of software development and continuous delivery, Kubernetes has emerged as the de facto container orchestration technology. Managing Kubernetes deployments effectively is crucial to streamline the development and operations process, but this process becomes cumbersome as the… Read More

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Simplifying Kubernetes Lifecycle Management – Discover the Power of Rafay with OpenShift

We are very excited to announce that Rafay is now available in the Red Hat Ecosystem Catalog! Rafay’s availability in the Red Hat Ecosystem Catalog means OpenShift customers can now consume Rafay’s Kubernetes add-on, multi-tenancy and access management capabilities across… Read More

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Introducing Automated Fleet Operations, Rafay’s Solution To Simplified Management Of Large Kubernetes Environments

The increased adoption of containers coupled with simplified Kubernetes cluster deployment in public clouds has led to a meteoric rise in the number of Kubernetes clusters across enterprise organizations. Gartner predicts that over 25% of all enterprise applications will run… Read More

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Integrated FinOps Role for Cost Management

In our June 2023 release, we added support for a new turnkey role in the Rafay Kubernetes Operations Platform specifically targeted at users in a FinOps function. This new role allows the FinOps team to access and view cost and… Read More

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Simplifying AI Application Management with Kubernetes: The Rafay Advantage

Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications have revolutionized industries, but managing and scaling these complex applications – and the large language models (LLMs) powering them - can be a daunting task. This is where Rafay Systems steps in, offering a unified platform… Read More

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For Alation, Speed of Application Deployment is the Game

John Walter on “theCUBE” welcomed two guests as part of their AWS startup showcase during AWS re:Invent 2022 in Las Vegas. He spoke with Anant Verma, who is the Vice President of Engineering at Alation and Haseeb Budhani, who is… Read More

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Rafay’s (AI) Hackathon 2023: Product Advancements To Improve Our Customers’ Experience & Our Internal Efficiencies

We just wrapped up our annual hackathon earlier this month. The theme and focus for this hackathon was AI and Generative AI and our teams had the opportunity to prototype and demonstrate fascinating solutions esp. based on Generative AI.  We… Read More