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 …
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 2020 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 …