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David Noland
David Noland
Gray Calendar Icon April 2, 2020
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Rancher 2.4 is now available as Hosted Rancher, whereby each customer gets a dedicated AWS instance of a Rancher Server management control plan. You get a full-featured Rancher server, 99.9 percent SLA and stress-free upgrades, security patches and backups.

William Jimenez
William Jimenez
Gray Calendar Icon March 12, 2020
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AI and ML present a perfect use case for Kubernetes. In this article, we’ll install JupyterHub – a data exploration tool – using Rancher, an enterprise Kubernetes management platform.

Pushkar Patil
Pushkar Patil
Gray Calendar Icon February 19, 2020
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Citrix and Rancher are partnering to deliver Citrix' cloud-native stack on Rancher, the complete enterprise computing platform to run Kubernetes clusters on-premises, in the cloud or at the edge. Citrix Cloud Native Stack integrates with Rancher as pre-built and reusable application stack templates. These templates stitch together all components of the Citrix Cloud Native Stack (Citrix Ingress Controller, Citrix Node Controller, Citrix Observability Exporter, IPAM). You can modify and deploy these templates into running application stacks via the Rancher admin console.

Tom Callway
Tom Callway
Gray Calendar Icon December 5, 2019
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Having completed a series of twelve Lighthouse Roadshow events across Europe and North America in six months, Tom Callway reflects on the rapid growth of the Kubernetes ecosystem, the importance of community and personal development.

Amit Bar-Oz
Amit Bar-Oz
Gray Calendar Icon October 21, 2019
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Together, Rancher and Spotinst Ocean offer simple, cost-effective management of Kubernetes clusters in the cloud while eliminating the overhead of planning and managing the underlying infrastructure for your applications.

Jason van Brackel
Jason van Brackel
Gray Calendar Icon September 11, 2019
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The Rancher community is 30,000+ strong and growing fast! In order to continue growing and nurturing our vibrant open source community, we’ve created the Trusted Ranch Hand Program. Learn more.

Sheng Liang
Sheng Liang
Gray Calendar Icon August 27, 2019
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Sheng Liang, CEO of Rancher Labs, shares his thoughts about the latest VMWare announcements: Tanzu and Project Pacific, and on the future of Kubernetes in the market.

Ankur Agarwal
Ankur Agarwal
Gray Calendar Icon June 20, 2019
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Rancher 2.3 Preview 2 dropped today, with preview support for Istio.

Justin Ellingwood
Justin Ellingwood
Gray Calendar Icon May 30, 2019
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Containers have become incredibly common in modern development workflows and production environments. But what exactly are they and why are they getting so much attention? In this article, we will talk about what containers are, how they differ from related technologies, and what primary advantages they provide for the individuals and teams who adopt them.

Ankur Agarwal
Ankur Agarwal
Gray Calendar Icon May 14, 2019
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Rancher 2.1.0 supported Windows containers in experimental mode. Now we have upgraded Rancher to support the latest version of Windows containers and Kubernetes

Sheng Liang
Sheng Liang
Gray Calendar Icon April 24, 2019
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Today we launched a new open source project called k3OS. K3OS is a Linux distro built for the sole purpose of running Kubernetes clusters. Read more.

Faruk Caglar, PhD
Faruk Caglar, PhD
Gray Calendar Icon March 27, 2019
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Big data is category of data management, processing, and storage that is primarily defined by its scale. Conventional data processing techniques and tooling are often not suitable for the volume, velocity, and variety of data generated by some modern environments, so new paradigms had to be developed. In this article, we introduce big data concepts and discuss why and how they can be useful.

Gray Calendar Icon March 12, 2019
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Rancher's newest open source project, Submariner, creates a single network across all Kubernetes clusters running on premise or in the cloud.

Adrian Goins
Adrian Goins
Gray Calendar Icon January 22, 2019
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This article analyzes the recent CNCF article, '9 Kubernetes Security Best Practices Everyone Must Follow' and discusses how Rancher, RKE, and RancherOS satisfy these by default. I also discuss the Rancher Hardening Guide, which covers 101 more security changes that will secure your Kubernetes clusters.

Will Chan
Will Chan
Gray Calendar Icon January 4, 2019
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This blog describes how Rancher and its managed kubernetes clusters can be affected by the recent announcement detailing the vulnerabilities of the proxying external IPs and dashboard.

Gray Calendar Icon December 17, 2018
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Swapnil Bhartiya of TFiR interviewed Rancher co-founder and CEO Sheng Liang at KubeCon China. The ensuing conversation will teach you about the fascinating ways Kubernetes enhances IT infrastructure from the ground up. Watch the video or read the transcript.

Shannon Williams
Shannon Williams
Gray Calendar Icon November 14, 2018
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Rancher now has added support for Huawei Cloud Container Engine (CCE), Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK) and Tencent Kubernetes Engine (TKE). The integration will be available in Rancher 2.2, scheduled to ship in early 2019.

Calin Rus
Calin Rus
Gray Calendar Icon October 18, 2018
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When traffic increases, we need to have a way to scale our application to keep up with user demand. With Kubernetes multi-cluster management through Rancher, scaling has never been easier and more efficient. Read here about scaling Kubernetes and the challenges you might be facing when managing a hybrid cloud environment.

Sheng Yang
Sheng Yang
Gray Calendar Icon August 23, 2018
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Project Longhorn v0.3.0 Release

Chris Urwin
Chris Urwin
Gray Calendar Icon August 7, 2018
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This blog covers building a CI/CD Pipeline using the hosted GitLab.com solution. The Kubernetes integrations that are covered are generic and should work with any CI/CD provider that interface directly to Kubernetes using a service account. Tools used are Auto Devops, Rancher, and Gitlab.

Prachi Damle
Prachi Damle
Gray Calendar Icon August 2, 2018
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In this blog series, we will try to explore how various features supported by Rancher 1.6 using Cattle can be mapped to their equivalents in the Kubernetes world using Rancher 2.0. Read part 1 here.

Alena Prokharchyk
Alena Prokharchyk
Gray Calendar Icon July 9, 2018
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Learn about Rancher management plane architecture where every API resource is represented as a CustomResourceDefinition(CRD) and every functional routine runs as Kubernetes controller

Jason van Brackel
Jason van Brackel
Gray Calendar Icon June 18, 2018
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Rancher's Solutions Architect Jason van Brackel reviews the ExternalDNS subproject of Kubernetes. Learn what ExternalDNS is, and get a step-by-step instructions and helper code for the subproject. Read more here.

Gray Calendar Icon May 1, 2018
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Sheng Liang, CEO of Rancher Labs, announces that Rancher 2.0 has achieved GA and is ready for production deployment. Rancher 2.0 is an open-source, enterprise Kubernetes platform for running containers in production. Read how Rancher 2.0 works and what Rancher plans to release next.

Sheng Liang
Sheng Liang
Gray Calendar Icon May 1, 2018
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Rancher 2.0 is an open-source, enterprise Kubernetes container orchestration platform for running containers in production.

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