The Kubernetes Current Blog

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

Four Pillars of Kubernetes Fleet Management

by Kyle Hunter
February 22, 2022

With the success of Kubernetes (K8s), many teams have gone from operating just a handful of clusters to operating “fleets” of K8s clusters—both on-premises and in the cloud. As if the growing pains that come with scaling clusters rapidly aren’t… Read More

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AKS vs. EKS: The Battle of Managed Kubernetes Services

by Adolfo Delorenzo
February 21, 2022

Developers love containerization, and Kubernetes (K8s) is the best open-source system for deploying and managing multi-container applications at scale.  However, a significant challenge is choosing the best managed Kubernetes service for your application development.  In this guide, we compare the… Read More

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What is a Shared Services Platform for Kubernetes?

by Adolfo Delorenzo
February 17, 2022

Enterprises around the globe are modernizing their IT architecture and applications for many well-known business reasons, including boosting productivity, increasing agility, and reducing capital costs. By centralizing the delivery of Kubernetes (K8s) services, IT is able to standardize workflows, enable… Read More

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Apiiro Warns Companies of ArgoCD 0-Day Vulnerability

by Adolfo Delorenzo
February 4, 2022

Argo CD is a popular open-source continuous delivery (CD) platform that is used by thousands of organizations globally. Recently, a serious vulnerability was uncovered by Apiiro which enables attackers to access sensitive information, such as secrets, passwords, and API keys.… Read More

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Best Practices, Tools, and Approaches for Kubernetes Monitoring

by Kyle Hunter
January 26, 2022

In a Kubernetes environment, applications operate across multiple nodes within a cluster, and application services can be distributed across multiple clusters and multiple clouds, making tracking the health of an application and the infrastructure it depends on quite challenging. Kubernetes… Read More

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What’s New in Kubernetes v1.23

by Adolfo Delorenzo
January 10, 2022

Many people already have eyes on the upcoming Kubernetes v1.24, which is scheduled for an official rollout on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. Indeed, the release schedule is already ongoing. Week one of the release cycle started on January 10, 2022,… Read More

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3 Steps to Streamline Kubernetes Multi-Cluster Management

by Kyle Hunter
December 22, 2021

The footprint of Kubernetes is expanding rapidly in all industries. Many enterprises already operate multiple Kubernetes clusters in multiple regions to address the needs of global operations and reduce application latency for customers worldwide. You may already have a large… Read More

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Why Run Virtual Machines on Kubernetes?

by John Whitley
December 21, 2021

Containers and Kubernetes are technologies that provide a repeatable, standard way to run applications. The main differences are in terms of scale and portability. The lightweight nature of containers and their shared operating system (OS) makes them very easy to… Read More

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Automating Backup for Your K8s Workloads with Rafay and CloudCasa

by Ben Topolski
December 20, 2021

Having a backup and disaster recovery plan for enterprises has long been a best practice to minimize business risk and be able to quickly recover in the event of a cyber attack, system outage/failure, natural disaster, and more.  With enterprises… Read More

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Rafay Extends Amazon EKS Operations Support for 5G Edge Applications using AWS Wavelength

by Ben Topolski
December 14, 2021

As deployment of 5G networks continues to expand and become more widespread globally, technologies such as AWS Wavelength are an integral part of supporting applications on the edge of these networks. First launched in August of 2020, AWS Wavelength allows… Read More

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7 Common Kubernetes Backup & Recovery Mistakes

by Kyle Hunter
December 8, 2021

As enterprises move Kubernetes into production and increase the number of Kubernetes clusters and applications in use, they need to deliver the same “enterprise-level” services as for other production applications. Implementing Kubernetes backup is critical to protect your applications in… Read More

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Top 5 Takeaways from DZone’s 2021 Kubernetes and the Enterprise Report

by Sean Wilcox
December 1, 2021

It's hard to believe that Kubernetes (K8s) is not yet even a ten year-old system, as it has fundamentally changed the way thousands of organizations automate their deployment, scaling, and development operations. Recently, DZone -- one of the top media… Read More