Nick Stinemates 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
Sheng Liang November 29, 2017
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.
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
Bill Maxwell October 27, 2017
One of the hallmark features of Rancher 2.0 is its ability to consume Kubernetes clusters from anywhere. In this post, I’m going to walk you through using the popular
kops tool to create and manage Kubernetes clusters on AWS and then bring them under Rancher 2.0 management. This walkthrough will help you create a non-HA Kubernetes cluster, though
kops does support HA configurations. With this new cluster, we will run the Rancher 2.0 tech preview in a pod with a persistent volume claim. Read more
Adrian Goins October 25, 2017
Rancher 2.0 is coming, and it’s amazing.
In the Beginning…
When Rancher released 1.0 in early 2016, the container landscape looked completely different. Kubernetes wasn’t the powerhouse that it is today. Swarm and Mesos satisfied specific use cases, and the bulk of the community still used Docker and Docker Compose with tools like Ansible, Puppet, or Chef. It was still BYOLB (bring your own load balancer), and volume management was another manual nightmare. Read more
Sheng Liang October 15, 2017
I am heading to Copenhagen this week to attend DockerCon Europe 2017 (you can still register for the conference here.) Because we created Rancher to serve the market needs resulting from the widespread adoption of Docker technology, we have maintained a strong presence at every DockerCon conference over the last three years. Read more