November 10, 2020
Introduction to Deployment Strategies The last part of this Kubernetes 101 series focused on ReplicaSets and Deployments and why it is better to use Deployments rather than Pods to manage your Kubernetes applications. In this part of the series, we will walk you through different types of Deployment strategies to give you the insight of …
October 30, 2020
Kubernetes Security Best Practices With recent platforms like Kubernetes and containers, CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) can be found frequently, even in the most common utilities. They can pose a range of challenges for those in charge of security. There have been cases in the past where a critical issue let an attacker …
October 20, 2020
Introducing Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform 2.15 Today, we are thrilled to announce the release of Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform (KKP) 2.15. Significant work went into facilitating the installation process with the new KKP installer and introducing external cluster support. Read on for more details about these and other major improvements we made …
October 16, 2020
Using Open Policy Agent With Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform This article shows you how to use Open Policy Agent for policy making on a Kubernetes cluster managed by Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform (KKP). To use Open Policy Agent with Kubernetes, you have two options. You can use it as an admission controller with kube-mgmt: visit this extensive tutorial to …
October 02, 2020
Deploy Your Deep Learning Model on Kubernetes As enterprises mature in their appreciation and use of AI, machine learning, and deep learning, a critical question arises: How can they scale and industrialize ML development? Many conversations around machine learning focus on the actual model, however, this is only one step along the way to a …
September 17, 2020
Project MELLODDY Meets Its Year One Objective Today, we are excited to announce that the MELLODDY project (Machine Learning Ledger Orchestration for Drug Discovery) has met its year one objective - the deployment of the world’s first secure platform for multi-task federated learning for drug discovery. After a very intense year of collaborative …
September 16, 2020
Joining the 5G Open Innovation Lab to Help Drive Early Adoption of 5G Today, we are excited to announce that we have been selected as a member of the 5G Open Innovation Lab, a global ecosystem of developers, start-ups, enterprises, academia, and government institutions. The 5G Open Innovation Lab is focused on helping start-ups utilize 5G to develop new capabilities, …
September 09, 2020
Why You Need to Go Cloud Native During the Pandemic It’s been breaking news over the past few weeks: For the second quarter of 2020, Zoom reported an incredible 355% revenue growth compared to the previous year. If there was any more proof needed that the pandemic has been fueling digital transformation faster than ever, this it checked off. I …
August 27, 2020
Introduction to Open Policy Agent What Is Open Policy Agent? Open Policy Agent is a project which allows you to implement fine-grained access control. It is written in Go and is part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as an incubating project. Its source code is available publicly under the Apache License 2.0. Why Use OPA? …
August 24, 2020
Getting Started With KubeCarrier Why KubeCarrier? One of Kubernetes greatest – and most difficult to keep – promises is the ability to eliminate much of the operational burden of managing applications and services on multi-cloud infrastructure. Kubernetes Operators deliver on this promise by automating the management of …
August 18, 2020
Unveiling KubeOne 1.0: Simplified Kubernetes Operations for Everyone Just in time for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe Virtual, we are excited to announce general availability of KubeOne 1.0. KubeOne is an open source cluster lifecycle management tool for single Kubernetes clusters. It automates the deployment and Day 2 operations of Highly Available clusters to make …
August 14, 2020
Kubermatic News: KubeCon Europe Virtual The countdown is on – only a few days left until KubeCon Europe Virtual 2020 starts! We are extremely excited to get started for this special online edition of the conference and we hope you are too. KubeCon usually means three busy days full of talks, meetings and side events. To be well prepared …
August 10, 2020
Kubermatic News For July 2020 With the release of Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform 2.14 we also open sourced it under Apache 2.0 licence. It was the right step at the right time and we hope to give something back to the community with this move. Other Highlights This Month: Learn how to get rid of your Kube Chaos with Kubernetes …
August 05, 2020
Introducing KubeCarrier: Operating Services the Cloud Native Way At Kubermatic, we are highly committed to automate operations of Kubernetes across all infrastructures and up all layers. Invested in working with the open source community, we are pleased to introduce KubeCarrier, designed to automate the provisioning and entire lifecycle management of services, …
July 28, 2020
Introduction to Pods What is a Pod? A pod is the smallest object that can be created in Kubernetes. It consists of one or more containers that are tightly coupled and is the central object type on top of which others build their functionalities. Containers in a pod are created, managed, and destroyed together. …
July 17, 2020
Rancher And SUSE - A True Open Source Solution? The cloud native acquisition and consolidation continues. EQT owned SUSE just acquired Rancher Labs for $600M, and although Rancher revenue was not publicly disclosed, this appears to be a purchase at ~30x multiple on revenue. While EQT and SUSE celebrate the $600 million purchase as the first …
July 07, 2020
5G Core Deployment Using Kubermatic KubeOne In this blog post, we shall be looking at how to use the KubeOne project to deploy a 5G core PoC. 5G is the next iteration of mobile technology with an emphasis on using cloud native technologies of which Kubernetes is meant to play an important role. KubeOne is a production grade open source …
June 23, 2020
Combating Kube Chaos Without Losing Your Sanity Anyone running an IT system for any amount of time can tell a story about a forgotten machine or three running somewhere that no one even knows about. From the server in the backroom that still runs Fortran to that EC2 instance from 2012 still on your monthly bill, the sprawl of IT systems is always …
June 17, 2020
Kubermatic Open Sources Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform Today is a very special day for Kubermatic, formerly Loodse. With the 2.14 release of Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform, we are excited to announce going all in on open source and making our core software publically available under the Apache 2.0 License. In line with our strong commitment to make …
June 17, 2020
Introducing Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform 2.14 Today, we are happy to announce the release of Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform 2.14. Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform 2.14 is the first open source release of our core cloud native platform. Significant work went into making Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform available as a community project under the …
June 09, 2020
Edge Computing Nirvana - The Single Pane of Glass The holy grail of IT operations is the single pane of glass that has an overview of and insight into the whole IT infrastructure. However, with each new generation of technology and the additional tooling they add to the stack, this nirvana always seems to be slipping further away rather than …
June 04, 2020
Running Containers and Virtual Machines Side by Side Cloud native and Kubernetes are two of the hottest buzz words in the IT industry today. However, the sparkle of these terms cannot cover the legacy tangle of tech hiding at the back of every enterprise datacenter or even cloud infrastructures. Greenfield deployments of containers can easily take …
May 26, 2020
Introducing Aquayman At Kubermatic we are using Quay.io to host our various Docker repositories. Over the last few years, cruft accumulated and we noticed that keeping team memberships up-to-date as employees and customers change became a hassle. For Github we already make use of Peribolos, a wonderful tool to manage …
May 17, 2020
Edge Computing Requires Cloud Native Thinking Today Edge computing is creating a new internet. In an age where consumers and businesses demand the smallest possible delay between asking a question and getting an answer, edge computing is the only way to reduce the time to insight. Edge computing shrinks this gap by lowering latency, dealing with data …