The Kubernetes Current Blog

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

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 securing accessing… 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 way to… 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 or virtual… 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. All Things Kubernetes This is part of a series of blogs on “All Things Kubernetes”. Each blog post focused on the common issues that people encounter with Kubernetes and how they can overcome these… 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 posted on Medium… Read More

Why Rafay

by Haseeb Budhani
September 12, 2019

Before beginning our Rafay journey, a number of us on Team Rafay were at another startup called Soha Systems. At Soha, we operated a platform in a multi-cluster (multi-region) environment across multiple cloud provider networks. At the time, multi-cloud wasn’t… Read More

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The Ping Mesh

by Sean Wilcox
September 6, 2019

We have all wondered how long it takes to get from here to there. Our younger selves may have asked, "Are we there yet?" Any uncertainty in the answer leads to a sense of angst or concern, which is why… Read More

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Done: Rafay Achieves Kubernetes Conformance

by Sean Wilcox
September 3, 2019

We at Rafay have received our Kubernetes conformance results from CNCF, joining many other service providers building upon the Kubernetes platform for distributed application management. Kubernetes® is a registered trademark of The Linux Foundation in the United States and other… Read More

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Azure & OpenShift: App Lifecycle Management is super important

by Haseeb Budhani
August 23, 2019

But Customers are On Their Own to Figure it out.   The industry is clearly recognizing the need for application lifecycle management capabilities needed by devops teams to extract value from all the amazing capabilities that Kubernetes and its associated… Read More

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