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 …
May 14, 2020
Kubernetes as a Container Orchestration Tool Kubernetes as a Container Orchestration Tool In our last post Getting Started With Containers, we discussed the basic terms, concepts and tools that are associated with containers. It is time to take a step further by diving into Kubernetes as a container orchestration tool. I will explain step by …
April 27, 2020
Getting Started With Containers To know the nitty-gritty of Kubernetes, what it can do, and how it will get it done, it is imperative to understand some basic terms that are associated with containers and Kubernetes. In this blog post, I will start with the very basics and cover the difference between containers and VMs, the main …
April 26, 2020
Our Kubermatic News in April Migrating onto a new platform is challenging and time consuming as it is – but can be a rewarding endeavour. Our CEO Sebastian talks in his new blog post about how Kubermatic can help. Other highlights this month: Find out how to do a virtual 4G simulation using Kubernetes and GNS3 Check out our …
April 02, 2020
Migrating away from NetApp Kubernetes Service NetApp recently shared that they will discontinue their NetApp Kubernetes Service (NKS) on the 19th of March. As an NKS customer, you now have the challenge to migrate your Kubernetes clusters and workloads to a new solution. NKS will cease operations on April 30, 2020 giving customers and end users …
March 30, 2020
Our Kubermatic News in March Within the shortest time possible, Covid-19 has turned the world as we know it upside down. In times of uncertainty, we would like to assure you of our firm support: Our geographically distributed team is well equipped for remote work. We can help with remote Kubernetes / Cloud Native Training, …
March 24, 2020
Kubermatic Is the Top 5 Contributor to the Kubernetes Project As co-founder of one of the leading Kubernetes based product companies, I am proud of what our team has achieved in the last 12 months. Kubermatic is the Top 5 corporate contributor to the Kubernetes Project right after Google, VMware, Red Hat and Microsoft. This is an outstanding achievement. …
March 02, 2020
Announcing Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform 2.13 At Kubermatic, we are determined to create a cloud native future where 90% of IT time and money is spent on business innovation, not operations. To provide you with everything you need to automate the management of countless Kubernetes clusters across any infrastructure, we are constantly working on …
February 27, 2020
Life of a Container Disclaimer: I gave a talk of the same title at Kubernetes Forum Delhi. You may watch the video on YouTube if you prefer that. Additionally this post also serves as a reference for the commands used in the demos. I have been programming for almost six years now and have used containers for nearly the …
February 13, 2020
Why Kubernetes Operators Bring You the Next Level of Automation Kubernetes has emerged as the world’s most powerful container orchestration platform, but its true power is hidden behind an extensible API and automation framework that will redefine how future platforms are built and operated. Kelsey Hightower, Technologist, Google One of Kubernetes greatest – and …
January 13, 2020
Why You Should Go Cloud Native in 2020 To kick off the decade, we make a prediction of where cloud native adoption will be by January 2023. We will also define where cloud native is currently on the adoption curve within large enterprises across all industries. We consider cloud native adoption to mean an enterprise running multiple …
January 09, 2020
Death by a Thousand Scripts In my last five years of exposure to OpenSource Software, starting with OpenStack, I have noticed an increasing trend of relying on scripts to fill the gaps left by the software system. The gaps can be varied in their scope and size, such as Installation LifeCycle Management - Upgrades, Downgrades …
December 18, 2019
Time Is Running For Google Cloud I bet your Kubernetes and cloud strategy didn’t plan for GCP to go out of business? As co-founder of one of the leading Kubernetes Management product suites available today, I hear the transformative ideas enterprise IT leaders are driving through their organizations on a daily basis. And their …
December 17, 2019
KubeCon San Diego Recap: A great, but hell of a busy week Once again a KubeCon did not disappoint. With over 12.000 attendees and almost 250 exhibitors, San Diego was another record breaking conference filled with Kubernetes excitement. But, let’s start from the beginning. We kicked off the week with our SIG-Bike tour through the city and the nearby hills. …
December 04, 2019
KubeCon: The First Cloud Native 5G Live Demo Ever 5G networks are poised to deliver low-latency, high-bandwidth, scalable networks to consumers and businesses worldwide. This next generation of networks is desperately needed to deliver the required high-speed connectivity to support new services and use cases like autonomous vehicles, smart cities, …
October 25, 2019
Introducing Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform 2.12 The world doesn’t stand still and neither do we. We are constantly working on improving and optimizing Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform, our enterprise-grade Kubernetes Management Platform for any infrastructure. Today, we are proud to announce the release of Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform 2.12. Here …
October 11, 2019
Cloud Native Best Practices #5: Observability & Monitoring To quote Michael Dell, “the cloud isn’t a place, it’s a way of doing IT.“ As IT becomes more and more central to what every company does, understanding cloud native best practices is key not only for the IT department – but for every part of a business. This post is the fifth of a seven-part series …
October 05, 2019
Proud to have Nikhita elected to the K8s Steering Committee We are very proud to have our software developer Nikhita Raghunath elected to the Kubernetes Steering Committee. Nikhita is a core contributor to Kubernetes and the technical lead for SIG Contributor Experience. She is also a CNCF Ambassador and runs the GSoC and Outreachy internship programs for …
September 10, 2019
Monitoring Prow Resources with Prometheus and Grafana At Kubermatic we’re making extensive use of Prow, Kubernetes’ own CI/CD framework, for our public and private projects. Prow is responsible for managing source code builds which are usually triggered by creating Pull Requests (PRs) on our GitHub repositories or sometimes periodically for nightly …