The Kubernetes Current Blog

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

Kubernetes Best Practices

by KutumbaRao Manne
April 1, 2020

As a Solution Architect here at Rafay Systems, I get to work with customers and prospects across a wide spectrum of industries. Some of these customers are very early in their Kubernetes journey, while others have been actively using K8s… Read More

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“We can build this In-house” is the new Mythical Man Month

by Haseeb Budhani
March 18, 2020

The best part of my job is talking to really smart DevOps and Ops/SRE engineers who understand Kubernetes and the surrounding ecosystem well. They understand that running Kubernetes in any meaningful way requires a significant investment in the right people,… Read More

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Getting started with Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

by Sean Wilcox
December 19, 2019

Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) is a managed environment for deploying, managing and scaling containerized applications using the Google Cloud Platform infrastructure. The environment that Google Kubernetes Engine provides consists of multiple machines, specifically Google Compute Engine instances, which are grouped… Read More

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#Kubecon 2019 Takeaway Part 2: It’s a Multi-Cluster, Multi-Distro World

by Haseeb Budhani
December 3, 2019

This blog was co-authored by Rupinder (Robbie) Gill and Haseeb Budhani. Read More

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#Kubecon 2019 Takeaway Part 1: We Live in a Multi-Cluster World

by Haseeb Budhani
December 2, 2019

This blog was co-authored by Rupinder (Robbie) Gill and Haseeb Budhani. Read More

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Getting started with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

by Sean Wilcox
November 21, 2019

Azure Kubernetes service (AKS) maintains your hosted Kubernetes environment, making it quick and easy to deploy and manage containerized applications without having a proficiency in container orchestration. It also eliminates the burden of ongoing operations and maintenance by provisioning, upgrading,… Read More

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Getting Started with HashiCorp Vault

by Sean Wilcox
November 13, 2019

Every business needs to pay special attention to security matters. Secrets management is one of the leading security tasks. In this tutorial, we will introduce you to the basics of using the Hashicorp Vault, a powerful tool for… Read More

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Getting started with Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)

by Sean Wilcox
November 12, 2019

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed Kubernetes to deploy, scale and monitor containerized applications on AWS. Amazon EKS auto-scales worker nodes, including the API servers and back-end persistence layer, across multiple AWS availability zones for high availability… Read More

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Getting started with Pivotal Container Service (PKS)

by Sean Wilcox
November 12, 2019

Pivotal Container Service (PKS) is a managed Kubernetes service for developers to operate and manage enterprise-grade Kubernetes clusters using BOSH and Pivotal Ops Manager. PKS uses the On-Demand Broker to deploy Cloud Foundry Container Runtime, a BOSH release that offers a uniform… Read More

Getting Started with OpenShift

by Sean Wilcox
October 2, 2019

Many Rafay Systems customers use Red Hat OpenShift as their platform of choice for building, deploying, running and scaling Kubernetes containerized applications. OpenShift is flexible and versatile; it can be deployed in public and private clouds, using physical… Read More

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All Things Kubernetes: Application Secrets — Part 2

by Mohan Atreya
September 23, 2019

This blog was originally published on Medium. Read More

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All Things Kubernetes: Application Secrets – Part 1

by Mohan Atreya
September 14, 2019

This is part of a series of blogs on “All Things Kubernetes”. Each blog post will focus on highlighting the common issues that people encounter with Kubernetes and how they can overcome these issues. This blog was originally… Read More