The Kubernetes Current Blog

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

  • All

Multi-tenancy: Best practices for shared Kubernetes clusters

Some of the key questions that platform teams have to think about very early on in their K8s journey are: How many clusters should I have? What is the right number for my organization? Should I set up dedicated or… Read More

Image for Seamless Landing Zone For Our Docs

Seamless Landing Zone For Our Docs

These past few months, we've invested a lot of time as a team working to create a more seamless experience for our customer-facing product documentation. While we built a lot of content covering key functionality of the platform, one of… Read More

Image for New User Experience for Product Documentation

New User Experience for Product Documentation

We invest a lot of time in creating and maintaining our customer-facing product documentation. Over the last few years, as we added significant width to our platform, we found ourselves in a situation where the way the content was presented especially… Read More

Image for Rafay Terraform Provider

Rafay Terraform Provider

Customers can interface with the Rafay Kubernetes Operations Platform via multiple approaches: Web Console/UI RCTL CLI (with declarative specs) Rafay Terraform Provider Open API Many of our customers that are standardized on the Infrastructure as Code (IaC) pattern are heavy… Read More

Image for Integrated Cost Visibility & Governance for Kubernetes

Integrated Cost Visibility & Governance for Kubernetes

With Rafay, you can enable visibility into costs associated with your resources in your fleet of Kubernetes clusters in just a single step. categories: Product Blog Training Cost Management Integrated Cost Visibility & Governance for Kubernetes Last week, we wrapped… Read More

Image for How to Deploy Backstage in Kubernetes With Enterprise-Grade Governance and Automation

How to Deploy Backstage in Kubernetes With Enterprise-Grade Governance and Automation

With Rafay, you can easily set up open-source Backstage as a means of enabling internal developer platforms and developer self-service on any type of Kubernetes cluster in the following categories: Product Blog Backstage Developer Self-Service Introduction To Backstage Recently, I… Read More

Image for Cluster Blueprints and Drift Detection

Cluster Blueprints and Drift Detection

Around three years back, we noticed many of our customers struggling with enterprise-wide standardization of their Kubernetes clusters. Every cluster in their Organization was a snowflake and they were looking for a way to enforce that every cluster had a… Read More

Image for Learn Basics of Kubernetes: For Everyone

Learn Basics of Kubernetes: For Everyone

Are you an App Developer struggling to learn the basics of  Kubernetes because you have no time and no access to resources that help you with this in a step-by-step manner? Background Application teams are typically extremely busy with their… Read More

Image for Amazon EKS and EKS Anywhere – All You Need To Know

Amazon EKS and EKS Anywhere – All You Need To Know

Kubernetes as we all know is a complex yet effective system with a lot of moving parts. Pods, services, replica sets, and namespaces are just a few of them. The complexity involved in efficiently managing applications on Kubernetes gave rise… Read More

Image for Rafay Joins Amazon EC2 Spot Ready Program to Provide Cost-Saving Solutions for AWS Customers

Rafay Joins Amazon EC2 Spot Ready Program to Provide Cost-Saving Solutions for AWS Customers

Rafay is pleased to announce that we have been named a Pilot Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Service Ready Program for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Spot Instances. This designation recognizes that the Rafay Kubernetes Operations Platform… Read More

Image for How To Optimize Your K8s Cloud Spend with Rafay’s New Kubernetes Cost Optimization & Management Service

How To Optimize Your K8s Cloud Spend with Rafay’s New Kubernetes Cost Optimization & Management Service

Managing Kubernetes costs efficiently is essential while scaling up in the cloud and Kubernetes world. In a previous blog, we discussed a major gap where more than 68% of organizations either do not monitor Kubernetes costs or simply rely on… Read More

Image for Rafay Extends Support for Amazon EKS Anywhere with Turnkey Automation and Governance Capabilities

Rafay Extends Support for Amazon EKS Anywhere with Turnkey Automation and Governance Capabilities

While the growth in cloud computing over the past decade is undeniable, many enterprises expect to continue running some applications in datacenters or colocation environments due to legal, security or regulatory reasons. Examples of such scenarios are listed below: Highly… Read More