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Deploying Backstage in Kubernetes With Enterprise-Grade Governance and Automation

by Abhinav Mishra
January 15, 2023

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. categories: Product Blog Backstage Developer Self-Service Introduction To Backstage Recently, I published a 'recipe… Read More

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Cluster Blueprints and Drift Detection

by Mohan Atreya
January 14, 2023

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

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Learn Basics of Kubernetes: For Everyone

by Mohan Atreya
January 13, 2023

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

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Leverage Rafay’s Integrated Service Mesh Manager to take the Hassle Out of Service Mesh

by Ramyakant Desabattula
December 19, 2022

As organizations embrace microservices based architecture, they run into challenges in terms of authentication and authorization, traffic routing between various services or versions, load balancing and encryption. Deploying a dedicated infrastructure layer to applications like a service mesh in Kubernetes… Read More

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Amazon EKS and EKS Anywhere – All You Need To Know

by Atulpriya Sharma
December 7, 2022

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

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

by Anne Colbeck
November 30, 2022

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

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Optimize Your Kubernetes Cloud Spend with Rafay’s New Cost Management Service

by Ramyakant Desabattula
November 29, 2022

Managing 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 costs or simply rely on monthly estimates.… Read More

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

by Sean Wilcox
November 7, 2022

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

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Rafay Launches Service Mesh Manager and Network Policy Manager for Traffic Management and Transport Security for Kubernetes

by Sean Wilcox
October 25, 2022

Kubernetes usage continues to experience record growth. According to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), 96% of organizations are either using or evaluating Kubernetes. This surge has also led to an increase in security risks as enterprises are forced to… Read More

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Paralus Applies to Become a CNCF Sandbox Project

by Haseeb Budhani
October 19, 2022

For organizations managing user access to numerous Kubernetes clusters at once, maintaining security while ensuring that users can access only the resources they need is a complex balancing act. Oftentimes, teams manage access to each cluster separately, sometimes using jump… Read More

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Streamline Network Security with Centralized and Automated Network Policy Management

by Abhinav Mishra
October 4, 2022

In a previous blog post, Securing Your Kubernetes Environments via Network Policies, we alluded to the value that network policies bring to Kubernetes environments in terms of isolation and reducing the lateral attack surface area, while also articulating some of… Read More

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Top 7 Reasons Why a Centralized Management Platform is Key to Overcoming Day 2 Kubernetes Challenges

by Kyle Hunter
September 23, 2022

Your organization has committed to modernize its software efforts, you’ve successfully deployed Kubernetes, and you have applications in production. Perhaps you’ve even established a platform team with the goal of implementing a shared services model and improving operational efficiency. While… Read More