Continental Innovates with Rancher and Kubernetes
CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rancher Labs, a provider of container management software, today announced Rancher 2.1, the latest version of its open source Kubernetes management platform. Rancher 2.1 builds on the success of Rancher 2.0 and introduces next generation automatic cluster operations and application management functionalities, as well as a migration path for users moving from Rancher’s Cattle orchestrator to Rancher Kubernetes. The latest release provides all key functionalities needed for enterprises to comfortably adopt and manage Kubernetes within their organization.
Rancher continues to be the de facto choice for enterprises looking to run containers and Kubernetes in production,” said Sheng Liang, CEO and co-founder of Rancher Labs. With Rancher 2.1, we’re providing key upgrades to the product that further enables any enterprise to embrace Kubernetes and accelerate development, reduce infrastructure costs and improve application reliability.”
Along with scalability improvements, Rancher 2.1 introduces the ability to define and manage Kubernetes Clusters as code with Rancher. Additionally, Rancher is now enabling users to snapshot and export the complete configuration of Kubernetes clusters managed by Rancher, and later on restore Kubernetes clusters by importing the same configuration file.
Additional key features of Rancher 2.1 include:
Rancher 2.1 is also the supported upgrade release for Rancher 1.6 users. Rancher 2.1 includes a migration path for users to move from Rancher’s Cattle orchestrator to Rancher Kubernetes. Rancher 2.1 also provides integration tooling that analyzes Rancher Compose files and outlines how users can migrate an application directly to Kubernetes.
For additional information on Rancher 2.1, and to learn more about Rancher Labs and the company’s suite of open source products, please visit www.rancher.com.
Rancher Labs builds innovative, open source software for enterprises leveraging containers and Kubernetes to accelerate software development and improve IT operations. The flagship Rancher container management platform allows users to easily manage all aspects of running Kubernetes in production, on any infrastructure. RancherOS is a simplified Linux distribution built from containers for running containers. For additional information, please visit www.rancher.com.