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Ankur Agarwal
Ankur Agarwal
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Rancher 2.3 Preview 2 dropped today, with preview support for Istio.

Ankur Agarwal
Ankur Agarwal
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Rancher 2.3 Preview 1 dropped today, with preview support for Windows Containers in Kubernetes 1.14.

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Container platforms continue to evolve and mature in the Enterprise, with Kubernetes fast becoming the standard orchestration platform. Join Rancher and experts from Aquasec and StorageOS as we show how to easily deploy and manage a Kubernetes cluster, and then look into ways to address the questions of security and storage in the platform. In this session you’ll learn: How to deploy and manage Kubernetes clusters to any on-prem or cloud based platform How to deploy an application to the platform How to set up persistent storage volumes How to secure the container environments at each level Attendees are politely asked to ensure they attend if registered as space is limited to only 30 people, and also to be conversant with basic container management principles and aware of basic Kubernetes functionality.

Tom Callway
Tom Callway
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Some open source vendors think the number of code commits demonstrates their technical prowess and community commitment. I think users care much more about ‘business value’.

Ankur Agarwal
Ankur Agarwal
Gray Calendar Icon February 20, 2019
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This article by Rancher Head of Product Management describes the difference between Kubernetes scale up and scale out, and the need for multi-cluster applications solutions to handle challenges of Kubernetes scaling in production.

Ankur Agarwal
Ankur Agarwal
Gray Calendar Icon February 5, 2019
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Rancher's multi-cluster applications are the easiest way to add reliability to applications running in multiple Kubernetes clusters. This article demonstrates how to use the new feature, available in Rancher 2.2 Preview 2.

Jason van Brackel
Jason van Brackel
Gray Calendar Icon March 14, 2019
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My name is Jason van Brackel and I'm Rancher Labs' new Director of Community. In this post, I'd like to introduce myself and outline my vision of the community we can shape together.

Peter Smails
Peter Smails
Gray Calendar Icon October 8, 2019
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Rancher 2.3 is now generally available. Read on to learn about the primary features and their benefits.

Jason van Brackel
Jason van Brackel
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The RanchCast is an opportunity for engineers and operators to interact live with Rancher and Kubernetes community members.

Jason van Brackel
Jason van Brackel
Gray Calendar Icon May 16, 2019
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Hashicorp's Terraform allows you to quickly provision infrastructure and other components in a scalable, repeatable way. Today, we're announcing the release of a Terraform provider for Rancher 2 to help you provision and manage your Rancher and Kubernetes clusters with ease.

Peter Smails
Peter Smails
Gray Calendar Icon July 23, 2019
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This week Rancher Labs announced a record 161% year-on-year revenue growth, along with a 52% increase in the number of customers in the first half of 2019.

Caroline Tarbett
Caroline Tarbett
Gray Calendar Icon October 30, 2019
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Containers - and Kubernetes - are now a key part of enterprise growth strategy across EMEA. How are companies in this region capitalising on Kubernetes?

Alex Seymour
Alex Seymour
Gray Calendar Icon June 14, 2019
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This guide details how to rotate certificates for Rancher launched, and Rancher Kubernetes Engine CLI provisioned, Kubernetes clusters, both before expiry when certificates are still valid, and also in the event that the certificates have already expired.

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Rancher 2.0 tech preview provides centralized management of multiple Kubernetes clusters across multiple clouds. Features such as centralized provisioning, authentication, and access control significantly increase visibility into and control of your Kubernetes clusters. Join us for our November online meetup when we’ll be doing a deep dive into the Rancher 2.0 cluster management capabilities. Rancher co-founders Darren Shepherd and Shannon Williams will discuss and demo: A new tool to stand up Kubernetes clusters on vSphere and bare metal servers Provisioning Kubernetes clusters on Google Centralizing authentication across clusters How to setup RBAC policies according to projects and team Deploying applications from Rancher catalog that are built out of Kubernetes YAML files As always, all demonstrations will be live.

Harsh Arora and Komal Bhardwaj
Harsh Arora and Komal Bhardwaj
Gray Calendar Icon June 7, 2019
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This post outlines how to build a production-grade ingress solution using Citrix ADC on Rancher. Customers can confidently expose end user traffic to microservices or legacy workloads on Kubernetes clusters on Rancher using this solution.

Adrian Goins
Adrian Goins
Gray Calendar Icon March 26, 2019
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Rancher 2.2 has reached GA and is available for immediate use. It's packed with features for Day 2 Kubernetes operations, designed to make clusters and their workloads more available and easier to manage. This article describes the main features in 2.2, their benefits, and when to use them.

Sebastiaan van Steenis
Sebastiaan van Steenis
Gray Calendar Icon February 4, 2019
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In this article, we differentiate between Rancher and related components like RKE and custom clusters. We talk about what each piece is responsible for and how they work together to enable better cluster management.

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A hands-on guide to deploying applications in Rancher’s new Kubernetes environments  Over the last few months our team at Rancher Labs has been adding support for Kubernetes natively within Rancher. Our implementation of Kubernetes takes advantage of Rancher’s platform orchestration, simple UI, access control, networking and storage capabilities to deliver simple to deploy Kubernetes clusters for managing applications. In our February meetup we introduced this new support, and discussed how these Kubernetes environments compare with our native Docker environments and help you understand when and how each can be used to power your containers.

Gray Calendar Icon November 25, 2015
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Amazon Web Services is one of the most popular clouds for running Docker workloads, and we’ve seen more and more users deploy Rancher in conjunction with multiple AWS services to deliver a resilient production grade service. In our December online meetup, we discussed best practices for running applications using Docker on Amazon Web Services with Rancher. We demonstrated how to deploy, scale and manage deployments while using underlying AWS features, such as EBS, ELB, Route53, RDS, and more.

Peter Smails
Peter Smails
Gray Calendar Icon July 30, 2019
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Rancher Labs recently hired marketing strategist Peter Smails as Vice President of Marketing. Peter explains why he joins Rancher and the market opportunity for container management software.

Kinara Shah
Kinara Shah
Gray Calendar Icon November 4, 2019
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Before Rancher 2.3, upgrading to the latest K8s release required upgrading Rancher. Rancher now enables updates to the latest secure releases of Kubernetes without changing the Rancher server version. Read on to learn how!

Eamon Bauman
Eamon Bauman
Gray Calendar Icon April 17, 2019
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This article walks though connecting GitLab's Auto DevOps feature to a Rancher-managed Kubernetes cluster using a Rancher feature called Authorized Cluster Endpoint.

Adrian Goins
Adrian Goins
Gray Calendar Icon February 28, 2019
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More than 20,000 production environments run Rancher, and more than 200 businesses across finance, health care, military, government, retail, manufacturing, and entertainment engage with with Rancher Labs commercially because they recognize that Rancher works better than other solutions. Read on to learn why those who use Rancher are passionate about its benefits.

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