The Kubernetes Current Blog

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

What You Should Know About The Rise Of The Platform Organization

by Haseeb Budhani
July 15, 2022

Kubernetes is a central force in the cloud-native computing universe. It plays a significant role in most major technology trends today, from containerization and microservices architecture to edge computing to AI and machine learning workloads. Around 5.6 million developers now… Read More

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5 Practices for Kubernetes Operations with Amazon EKS

by Kyle Hunter
July 14, 2022

In the past several years, organizations of all sizes and verticals have helped to accelerate their IT development pipelines using containerized applications orchestrated by Kubernetes (K8s) and the cloud. But to achieve optimum efficiency, many of these organizations are looking… Read More

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The Innate Risk of VMware Tanzu with Broadcom Acquisition

by Kyle Hunter
July 11, 2022

Have you heard the news of Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware for $61B? I personally have had flashbacks of Dell’s acquisition of EMC (which included VMware). Both of these were groundbreaking in terms of being one of the largest tech deals… Read More

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Easily Deploy Approved Technologies and Full-Stack Solutions with Custom Catalogs

by Naveen Chakrapani
July 7, 2022

As customers scale up their Kubernetes (K8s) environments, it becomes critical to create a process that ensures only applications that are vetted and approved are deployed to clusters. Without that, it is impossible for customers to standardize clusters, implement best… Read More

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What is Container Management?

by Sean Wilcox
July 5, 2022

Containerization is a popular means to package application code and associated dependencies for increased code portability. Containers also encourage faster and more efficient software development. You need a clear and proven way to organize your containers so you can easily… Read More

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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