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

Rafay and D2iQ: Unifying Application and Infrastructure Management

by Haseeb Budhani
August 13, 2019

Learn what’s possible with D2iQ and Rafay by combining container application lifecycle with Kubernetes cluster management. Many D2iQ customers have asked us how they can leverage Rafay’s lifecycle management capabilities to simplify ongoing operations of their apps running in D2iQ-managed… Read More

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All Things Kubernetes: Painless Log Application Aggregation

by Mohan Atreya
July 16, 2019

This is the first in a series on “All Things Kubernetes”. Each blog will focus on highlighting the common issues that people encounter with Kubernetes and how they can overcome these issues. In this blog, we will describe the common… Read More

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Haseeb Budhani Interview at CloudExpo 2019 – Transcription

by Haseeb Budhani
July 15, 2019

This interview was conducted at the 23rd International Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. The full video interview is available here. Roger Strukhoff: We're joined right now by Haseeb Budhani, CEO and Cofounder with… Read More

Airship & Rafay: Automated Cluster Management & Application Distribution

by Haseeb Budhani
July 1, 2019

The Combination delivers seamless Lifecycle Management for Bare-Metal Infrastructure, Kubernetes and Containerized Applications for Service Provider Networks  Telcos and service providers such as AT&T and South Korea Telecom (SKT) are leveraging Airship, an Open Infrastructure project, to programmatically bring up… Read More

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The Unintended Consequences of the “Infrastructure as Code” Paradigm

by Haseeb Budhani
May 20, 2019

This blog covers a contrarian — possibly heretical — view of the “infrastructure as code” paradigm. TL;DR: If left unchecked, the drive to institutionalize “infrastructure as code” concepts can drive teams to make decisions that negatively impact the business. At DockerCon19, I asked a number of the… Read More

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Perftest Application Now Available on Github

by Sean Wilcox
May 14, 2019

Following up on my earlier post, I am publishing a perftest utility application that measures web page performance, including underlying network latency, and which further demonstrates how to use some of the features of the Rafay platform. First, I want… Read More

DockerCon19 Takeaway: Operationalizing Container Environments is the #1 Problem

by Haseeb Budhani
May 8, 2019

At DockerCon19, a number of companies, including Docker, announced new and upcoming products that simplify the deployment and cluster bringup of running containerized applications across public and private cloud environments. Their value propositions are simple: “We’ll help you run your… Read More

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With Kubernetes, the Industry is Missing the Forest for the Trees

by Haseeb Budhani
April 14, 2019

Previously part of the SRE team at Google, Asim Aslam is the CEO and Founder of Micro. Asim tweeted the above as a reaction to announcements coming out of Google Next 2019. Asim’s tweet voices what many application owners and developers… Read More

Rafay named to Telecom Council’s 2019 Innovation Showcase Class

by Sean Wilcox
April 4, 2019

Rafay Systems has been named to the Innovation Showcase Class of 2019 by the Telecom Council. Rafay was selected for demonstrating a solution that can change the way people communicate. Congratulations to the Innovation Showcase Class of 2019. 15 young… Read More

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Deploying Containerized Apps at the Edge (or Anywhere)

by Sean Wilcox
March 27, 2019

Rafay's partner Edge Gravity by Ericsson, has started a new blog series: Edge Cloud Thought Leadership. We are honored to be part of their inaugural collection of blogs that will focus on new technologies and industry leaders in the edge… Read More

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Distribution, Cross-Site Scaling & Lifecycle Management for Containerized Apps

by Haseeb Budhani
March 14, 2019

Rafay enables developers to automate the distribution, operations, cross-region scaling and lifecycle management of containerized microservices across public/private clouds and service provider networks. Rafay’s platform is built around foundational elements that together deliver an optimal abstraction layer across disparate infrastructure, making it easy… Read More

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Rafay Platform Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

by Sean Wilcox
February 28, 2019

We are excited to share news today that Rafay Systems’ Container Delivery Network (CDN) is now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Developers now have the ability to leverage Rafay’s Programmable Edge™ platform to distribute, manage and run containerized microservices closer… Read More