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 …
August 14, 2019
Cloud Native Best Practices #4: Automatic Backup & Disaster Recovery 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 fourth of a seven-part series …
July 25, 2019
Running HA Kubernetes clusters on AWS using KubeOne In a previous blog post, we talked about KubeOne and how it makes your highly available Kubernetes cluster easier to manage. In this post, I’ll show you step-by-step how to deploy and run a vanilla cluster with machine-controller and metrics-server on AWS. You may also adapt this process to …
July 22, 2019
Announcing Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform 2.11 The world doesn’t stand still and we don’t either. We are constantly working on improving and optimizing Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform, our enterprise-grade Kubernetes Management Platform for any infrastructure. After three months of development time, we are proud to announce availability of …
July 17, 2019
Cloud Native Best Practices #3: Open Source 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 developers – but for every part of a business. This blog is the third of a seven-part …
July 04, 2019
ContainerDays 2019: 3 Years of Continued Container Craziness In 2016, when we first launched ContainerDays, Docker was THE hot technology and Kubernetes had barely reached release 1.3. We felt that something special was shaping up in the cloud native ecosystem, but it was still very much unclear who the winner would be. Docker Swarm vs. Mesos vs. Kubernetes …
June 20, 2019
Cloud Native Best Practices #2: Why Cattle, not Pets 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 developers but for every part of a business. This post is the second of a seven-part series …
June 10, 2019
KubeCon Barcelona Recap Barcelona – sunshine, tapas, beaches, sangria, and 8,000 of your closest Kubernetes friends. Since KubeCon Seattle in December, the explosive growth of the cloud native community has only continued with KubeCon Barcelona becoming one of the largest open source conferences ever hosted in Europe. With …
June 03, 2019
We Are Excited to Be in the Consortium Kicking Off MELLODDY The new research consortium seeks to accelerate drug discovery using machine learning to unlock maximum potential of pharma industry data. The project aims to leverage the world’s largest collection of small molecules with known biochemical or cellular activity to enable more accurate predictive …
May 13, 2019
KubeOne: Simplified Lifecycle Management for HA Kubernetes Clusters Today, we are excited to announce a new open source Kubernetes cluster lifecycle management tool: KubeOne! KubeOne takes care of installing, configuring, upgrading and maintaining Highly-Available (HA) Kubernetes clusters. It works out-of-the-box on any cloud provider, as well as in on-prem and …
April 25, 2019
Working With My Colleagues Miles Away Companies today are still sceptical about working as a distributed company. Individual days in home office may be okay, but having almost all colleagues sitting in their homes or coworking spaces across the world seems to be dubious. How will it influence the productivity of my team? Or what do I …
April 04, 2019
We Are Happy to Support LF Networking The Open Networking Summit seems like the right occasion to announce that Kubermatic is becoming a Silver Member of LF Networking. We strongly support its mission to harmonize open source networking across platforms, networks, and communities. As an early member of the Cloud Native Computing …
March 12, 2019
Running Kubernetes In The CI Pipeline For Integration & E2E Tests Ensuring your Kubernetes component, such as a controller or an operator, works correctly is an important step before merging a pull request or deploying it to the production. You want to be sure that incoming changes will not introduce any regression or negatively effect any part of the system. This …
February 21, 2019
Cloud Native Best Practices #1: Containerization Cuts Costs To quote Michael Dell, “the cloud isn’t a place, it’s a way of doing IT.” According to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), in the past 9 months, production cloud native deployments - across public clouds and private data centers - have increased by over 200%. Cloud native provides numerous …
February 11, 2019
GoDays Berlin Recap Go is quickly becoming one of the most popular programming languages. In addition, many of the fastest growing open source projects, like Kubernetes and Prometheus, are also written in Go. At Kubermatic, the core of our product Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform is written in Go and it is the fan …
January 07, 2019
KubeCon Seattle Recap Since we were last in Seattle for KubeCon two years ago, the rainy weather hasn’t changed, but the Kubernetes community has undergone a drastic change. With 8,500 conference attendees and a waiting list of over 1,400 people, the tidal wave of Kubernetes has truly hit the shore of enterprise IT. To …
December 11, 2018
Announcing: Red Hat OpenShift on Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform Just in time for the KubeCon and CloudNativeCon in Seattle, we are happy to announce the closed beta availability of Red Hat OpenShift for Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform Container Engine. By bringing OpenShift on Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform, customers benefit from even more options: They can …
December 06, 2018
Why SysEleven Relies on Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform SysEleven is one of central Europe’s premier hosting companies with eleven years of delivering high-quality services to over 450 customers. At SysEleven’s core is a team of dedicated experts who believe that the best managed-hosting experience comes from partnering with customers to find the right …