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Caroline Kvitka
Caroline Kvitka
Gray Calendar Icon May 27, 2020
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Albert Heijn, the largest grocery brand in the Netherlands, works with Rancher to achieve 80 percent reduction in management hours and testing time

Gray Calendar Icon May 12, 2020
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There are many ways to run Kubernetes on the public cloud. Learn how to run Kubernetes clusters on Amazon automatically using kops, EKS and Rancher.

Apoorva Kamath
Apoorva Kamath
Gray Calendar Icon May 4, 2020
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Citrix Ingress Controller is an emerging enterprise-grade ingress controller for load balancing microservices in the Kubernetes environment. In this article, we will discuss different deployment modes for Citrix Ingress Controller and deploy it via the Rancher catalog.

Caroline Kvitka
Caroline Kvitka
Gray Calendar Icon April 28, 2020
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Optoro, the world’s leading returns optimization platform, has pioneered a reverse logistics model to keep returned goods out of landfills. With Rancher and Kubernetes, Optoro is driving greater scale, efficiency and sustainability.

Christian Frank
Christian Frank
Gray Calendar Icon April 27, 2020
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Use Rancher to deploy Kubernetes clusters on Microsoft Azure, with Terraform or from the GUI

Caroline Kvitka
Caroline Kvitka
Gray Calendar Icon April 23, 2020
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DIMOCO is an international mobile payments innovator. See how why Rancher is central to their infrastructure transformation around Kubernetes and how they have cut development time by 80 percent.

Calin Rus
Calin Rus
Gray Calendar Icon April 22, 2020
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Learn how to set up custom alerts with Rancher and Prometheus Alertmanager to find problems in your Kubernetes clusters before there's an outage.

John Armstrong
John Armstrong
Gray Calendar Icon April 16, 2020
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A common challenge in deploying Kubernetes is gaining the necessary visibility into the cluster environment to effectively monitor and troubleshoot networking and security issues. Discover best practices for better cluster visibility to avoid downtime troubleshooting.

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.

Calin Rus
Calin Rus
Gray Calendar Icon March 18, 2020
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Monitoring in Kubenernetes would not be complete without alerting. Alerts can notify us as soon as a problem occurs, letting us know immediately when something goes wrong with our system. Learn how to set up custom alerts using Prometheus queries.

Álvaro Iradier
Álvaro Iradier
Gray Calendar Icon March 17, 2020
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Kubernetes Pod Security Policies are critical for Kubernetes security. See how to harden your Kubernetes security posture using a Pod Security Policy in your Rancher environment and tools from Sysdig.

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.

Álvaro Iradier
Álvaro Iradier
Gray Calendar Icon March 5, 2020
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Kubernetes Pod Security Policies are critical for Kubernetes security. See how to harden your Kubernetes security posture using a Pod Security Policy in your Rancher environment.

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.

Paul Stanton
Paul Stanton
Gray Calendar Icon September 18, 2019
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Support for relational databases is a growing focus for Kubernetes users, and the release of Windows Server 2019 is expanding options for .NET applications and SQL Server. SQL Server workloads, however, often rely on Active Directory and Windows Auth, and storage arrays, which will not be supported by SQL Server containers on Windows Server 2019. Fortunately, a new Rancher Labs partner, Windocks, offers new options for SQL Server on Kubernetes and Rancher.

Manuel Zapf
Manuel Zapf
Gray Calendar Icon September 17, 2019
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K3s and Traefik partner to speed up cloud native applications deployment.

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.

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.

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.

Craig Jellick
Craig Jellick
Gray Calendar Icon January 29, 2019
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Today we announced releases v2.1.6 and v2.0.11 to address two security vulnerabilities recently discovered in Rancher. The first vulnerability allows users in the Default project of a cluster to escalate privileges to that of a cluster admin through a service account. The second vulnerability allows members to have continued access to create, update, read, and delete namespaces in a project after they have been removed from it. You can view the official CVEs here CVE-2018-20321 and here CVE-2019-6287.

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.

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