The Kubernetes Current Blog

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

When Deploying Apps Closer To Endpoints, The Obvious Isn’t So Obvious

by Haseeb Budhani
November 26, 2018

This blog posting originally appeared in the Forbes Technology Council. Creating a network of edges is a much harder problem than it appears. I know because I talk with enterprise and service providers every day about this challenge. I've seen… Read More

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You’re Already Using the Edge (and may not know it)

by Haseeb Budhani
October 8, 2018

It’s hard to not read a tech article these days without seeing something about Edge Computing. It reminds me of the hype around “The Cloud” in 2009, including the confusion about what the “cloud” was useful for.  What seems to… Read More

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Three Myths About Edge Computing

by Haseeb Budhani
August 21, 2018

Edge computing will fundamentally transform the cloud. In some camps, it is already assumed to be the default technology to address growing challenges such as reduced application performance, application distribution, improved security, data sovereignty compliance and hyper-personalization of web apps.… Read More

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How Many Edges Will It Take?

by Sean Wilcox
August 21, 2018

As latency bounds go down, the number of locations goes up. “Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.” --The Beatles from “A Day in the Life” But how many edges will it take to… Read More

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8 Things To Consider When Matching A Young Tech Professional With A Mentor

by Haseeb Budhani
August 9, 2018

As you add new IT professionals to your business, you need to remember to find ways to keep them engaged and committed. This is especially true when it comes to young professionals who can quickly prove themselves valuable, as retaining… Read More

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Latest Shiny Podcast: Building Applications At The Infrastructure Edge

by Haseeb Budhani
August 5, 2018

If you know Stephen Spector and Rob Hirschfeld, you know that they are not only running a great company, they also produce one of the most interesting podcasts (Latest Shiny Podcast) out there. Stephen and Rob spent some time with us… Read More

Intel vs AMD — The Debate Is Apparently Still Raging

by Haseeb Budhani
August 3, 2018

I walked into the office earlier this week to find a serious discussion raging amongst the engineering team. Concerned that the team had hit some technical roadblock, I skipped my customary walk to the coffee machine and instead grabbed a… Read More

The Future of Edge Computing: Not Just for IoT

by Haseeb Budhani
July 5, 2018

Our good friend and advisor, Debashis Saha (VP Infrastructure, Intuit), just published a great blog in InformationWeek that underscores the Rafay Systems thesis: Edge Computing is so much more than IoT! With the continuing avalanche of computing demand and data moving compute and data… Read More

Inaugural State of The Edge” Report”

by Haseeb Budhani
June 27, 2018

Edge computing is a tremendous new opportunity that has captured the industry’s imagination. The performance and security improvements possible at the infrastructure edge promise to fundamentally improve application performance. The edge will enable an entirely new set of experiences for… Read More

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When It Comes To The Edge, We Need To Think Bigger

by Haseeb Budhani
June 5, 2018

Yes, Edge computing is a massive opportunity by any measure ($6.7B by 2022 according to this Markets & Markets report), but maybe we need to think bigger. Many in the industry are applying their energies to use cases such as… Read More

Rethinking Cloud-Native Architectures In The Age Of Multi-Cloud

by Haseeb Budhani
April 30, 2018

As James Markarian stated in his recent Infoworld article, “[when] it comes to the cloud, best-of-breed wins.” James also discussed how the quest for best-of-breed will drive multi-cloud adoption, giving the example of how a Microsoft-centric enterprise may choose Microsoft… Read More

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SiliconAngle & Team Rafay Discuss all Things Edge Computing

by Haseeb Budhani
April 11, 2018

Stu Miniman with SiliconANGLE Media is one of the more vocal voices in the analyst community discussing Edge Computing use cases. Stu tends to bring a very pragmatic point of view to discussions and is an informed skeptic. Recently, Stu shared his… Read More