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Pros and Cons of Adopting Kubernetes in 2019

Pros and Cons of adopting Kubernetes

Containerization is rapidly becoming a standard for managing applications in large production environments. As reported by Datadog, half of the companies that run over 1,000 hosts have already adopted containers. To run containers efficiently, more companies are increasingly using container orchestration. According to a CNCF survey, over 80% of companies running containers also used container […]

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Pros and Cons of adopting Kubernetes

Transitioning to Kubernetes: Major Mistakes and Solutions

Kubernetes is currently the first choice among companies seeking to adopt container orchestration — and with good reason. Kubernetes offers automation, support for multiple workloads, container runtimes, and deployment patterns, portability, and deep integration with cloud-native and container standards (e.g., Container Storage Interface). However, many companies seeking to adopt Kubernetes fail to recognize important prerequisites […]

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Kubernetes v1.15: Overview of New Features

Kubernetes 1.15: Feature overview

Kubernetes v. 1.15 came out on June 19, 2019, and is the second major release of the year. In our opinion, the most interesting additions of the new release have to do with the extensibility of the platform, which is one of its best features. For example, Kubernetes allows creating custom API using custom resources […]

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Kubernetes 1.15: Feature overview

Custom Resources and Custom Resource Definitions (CRDs) in Kubernetes

Custom Resource Definitions

Among the best features of Kubernetes are its infinite “abilities:” pluggability; configurability; extensibility. Kubernetes users have multiple options for extending K8s with their vendor APIs, custom resources, and infrastructure solutions via useful extension points, including: kubectl plugins that extend the kubectl binary. Storage plugins. Kubernetes supports Flex Volumes and Container Storage Interface (CSI), which allow […]

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Custom Resource Definitions

Supergiant Control 2.1.0 Introduces a New Kubernetes Cluster Import Feature

Supergiant Cluster Import

The Supergiant team is excited to announce the new K8s cluster import feature introduced in Supergiant Control 2.1.0. Users can now import their kubeadm-backed AWS clusters and manage them with the Supergiant (SG) Toolkit. In this article, we’ll walk you through the process of importing your AWS cluster(s) and describe all requirements and prerequisites you […]

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Supergiant Cluster Import

Deploy a K8s Cluster on Microsoft Azure with Supergiant Control

Azure cluster with Supergiant

We are excited to announce that Microsoft Azure has joined GCE, AWS, and DigitalOcean in the list of CSPs supported by Supergiant Control. Users can now deploy K8s clusters on their Microsoft Azure accounts in a few simple steps. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through linking your first Microsoft Azure cloud account to the […]

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Azure cluster with Supergiant

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in Barcelona: Day 1

The first day of KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2019 at the Fira Gran Via exhibition center in Barcelona is officially over. Supergiant’s travel team has previously participated in large events like KubeCons, but the Fira Gran Via exhibition center stunned even the most experienced KubeCon goers with its sheer scale. This KubeCon will probably become the […]

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Supergiant Officially Launches New Kubernetes Training Program

Supergiant launches new Kubernetes training program

FAYETTEVILLE, AR – May 20, 2019 — Supergiant (supergiant.io), a Kubernetes support and training provider, just announced from KubeCon+CloudNativeCon Europe the official launch of  Supergiant University, a series of remote and on-site Kubernetes training courses tailored to specific stages of the Kubernetes adoption process. Supergiant’s training offering consists of two foundational, one intermediate, and three advanced […]

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Supergiant launches new Kubernetes training program

CNCF Names Supergiant.io a Kubernetes Training Partner

Supergiant becomes Kubernetes Training Partner of CNCF

FAYETTEVILLE, AR – On April 24, 2019, Supergiant (supergiant.io) was named an official  Kubernetes Training Partner (KTP) of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), becoming only the 22nd organization in the world to receive this designation. This event marks Supergiant’s recognition by the leading organization in the cloud native landscape as a qualified provider of […]

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Supergiant becomes Kubernetes Training Partner of CNCF

Supergiant Announces the Release of New Supergiant 2.1.0 Kubernetes Toolkit

Supergiant Toolkit

FAYETTEVILLE, AR – May 20, 2019 — Supergiant (supergiant.io) today announces from KubeCon+CloudNativeCon Europe the release of the Supergiant Toolkit v2.1.0 — a collection of utilities for automating the deployment and management of Kubernetes clusters in the cloud. The new release includes a number of features and enhancements including support for new cloud providers, High […]

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Supergiant Toolkit

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