Kubernetes

Quick Fix: vSphere with Tanzu – no persistent volumes available for this claim and no storage class

I’ve been grappling with vSphere with Tanzu for the past week or so and while I haven’t completely nailed how things operate end to end in this new world, i’ve been able to get to a point beyond the common “kubectl get nodes” which is where plenty of people kicking the tyres get to… and […] Read More

Veeam Live – New v11 Announcements, Kubernetes Backup with Kasten and Industry Insights

We have one more to go! One more Major Veeam Virtual Event for the year and we have worked hard to ensure that even with all the virtual fatigue, Veeam Live is not to be missed! I am actually pretty excited about being involved with this event as it is for the most, actually, legitimately […] Read More

Acquiring Kasten for Kubernetes Data backup, Disaster Recovery and Mobility

Today Veeam has acquired Kasten. This acquisition is focused on offering a pathway to achieving a multi-platform backup strategy leveraging both data protection technologies that now covers physical, virtual and containerised workloads..  In the Kubernetes eco-system, Kasten has quickly established its self as a top technology platform for the protection and data management of Kubernetes […] Read More

Simplifying Kubernetes with Portainer 2.0 CE

I think it would be a very brave person to claim that Kubernetes, Docker or containers in general was straight forward. There is intrinsic complexity that comes with a containerization and this is no better proven in the increasing ecosystem of management platforms for Kubernetes such as Project Pacific from VMware and others that are […] Read More

Veeam and Kasten – Kubernetes and Containerization Backup

Yesterday Veeam and Kasten announced a strategic partnership focused on offering a pathway to achieving a multi-platform backup strategy levering both data protection technologies.  For those who have been paying attention to the Kubernetes space, Kasten has quickly established its self as a top technology platform for the protection and data management of Kubernetes infrastructure […] Read More

vSphere 7 Announcement – Project Pacific is Finally Here!

It didn’t seem that long ago that at VMworld 2019 in San Francisco where VMware announced Project Pacific. At the time I wrote about how I thought that it was a stroke of Kubernetes genius. After going through all the subsequent pre release and NDA materials and having played a little bit with the Project […] Read More

Kubernetes… Kubernetes… Kubernetes!

Kubernetes is getting centre stage at KubeCon and Cloud Native Con this week and it has attracted 12000 attendees which is amazing for an open source non vendor specific conference. Kubernetes has dominated the IT water-cooler talk this year and a lot of people talk about it… but are they also doing it? This post […] Read More

#Kubcon – 12,000 People Can’t Be Wrong… Right?

This week, KubeCon and Cloud Native Con is happening in San Diego. In the lead up to the event, there was talk about 12,000 registrations which puts it up there with one of the fastest growing industry events by numbers and apparently the biggest independent, non vendor specific event ever in our industry. When you […] Read More

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