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Canonical Announces Cloud Native Platform, Powered by Rancher

December 5, 2017

Partnership Combines Rancher 2.0 with Canonical Kubernetes and Leading Cloud OS, Ubuntu

Today, we joined Canonical in announcing the Canonical Cloud Native Platform, a new offering that provides complete support and management for Kubernetes in the Enterprise.  The Cloud Native Platform combines Rancher 2.0 container management software with Canonical Ubuntu and Ubuntu Kubernetes, and will be available when Rancher 2.0 launches next spring. Read more

Rancher 2.0 to Work with Amazon EKS

November 29, 2017

Today, Amazon announced a managed Kubernetes service called Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS).  This means that all three major cloud providers—AWS, Azure, and GCP—now offer managed Kubernetes services. This is great news for Kubernetes users. Even though users always have the option to stand up their own Kubernetes clusters, and new tools like Rancher Kubernetes Engine (RKE) make that process even easier, cloud-managed Kubernetes installations should be the best choice for the majority of Kubernetes users. Read more

Announcing RKE, a Lightweight Kubernetes Installer

Today, we are announcing a new open-source project called the Rancher Kubernetes Engine (RKE), our new Kubernetes installer. RKE is extremely simple, lightning fast, and works everywhere.
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An Introduction to Rancher Kubernetes Engine (RKE)

Kubernetes installation is considered one of the toughest problems for operators and DevOps. Because Kubernetes can run on various platforms and operating systems, there are so many factors that should be considered during the installation process. Read more

Understanding Kubernetes RBAC

November 22, 2017

The general availability (GA) release of Rancher 2.0 draws closer by the day. In this post, we’ll explore the fine control you will have over your Rancher 2.0 deployments when you leverage the role-based access control (RBAC) that Kubernetes brings to the platform.
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