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Cloud Adoption and Business Continuity in the Covid-19 Era

Avi Shillo | Blog

The Covid-19 epidemic, the lockdowns, and the social distancing, as well as the new routine that we all are still adjusting to, has served as a wake-up call for businesses of all sizes. The restrictions placed on the public in the wake of the epidemic turned the world upside down, with businesses across industries and […]

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More Cloud Regions = Better Business Continuity

Michael Greenberg | Blog

Setting up your business environment in multiple regions would assist with disaster recovery and business continuity. Unfortunately, the task of becoming cloud-agnostic is often too complex and prohibitively expensive to achieve for many organizations. Luckily, with the right tools, achieving multicloud and multi-region business continuity doesn’t have to be a difficult or expensive task.   […]

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Principles of Resilience, Availability, and Data Protection for Kubernetes Deployments

Michael Greenberg | Blog

Kubernetes is becoming increasingly popular among developers looking to deploy stateful apps. K8s users have to confront the issue of what to do with their data. This blog will go through three critical criteria for any deployment: resilience, availability, and data security, and how it all relates to your application state.   Why is data […]

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Data Resiliency in the Public Cloud

Michael Greenberg | Blog

In the world of enterprise IT, there is no word scarier than downtime. When you are responsible for business continuity, nothing can compare to the sinking feeling when you realize that you’ve just lost a large chunk of critical data that cannot be recovered.  For companies providing client-facing services requiring the implementation of strict Service […]

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Enabling Successful Stateful Kubernetes Deployments

Adi Levy | In The News

“Everything is data – you have to store it somewhere. The question is – who has the ability to control you through the ownership of data?” Our head of product, Michael Greenberg interviewed with Bill Doerrfeld about enabling successful stateful Kubernetes deployments. Read the full interview here

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How Doxi Assures Business Continuity With Statehub

Michael Greenberg | Blog

Summary   Doxi provides an advanced digital signature (E-sign) service for managing multiple signatures and approvals of organizational documents. Critical customer data is stored in a MongoDB hosted on the Azure public cloud. Given their requirement to maintain a copy at all times of every digital signature collected, they require a Business Continuity (BC) solution […]

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What is High Availability in the Public Cloud?

Michael Greenberg | Blog

To achieve the five-9’s high availability in the public cloud, most cloud providers offer SLAs with a 99.999% uptime guarantee, combined with redundant configurations that span CSPs regions. This stems from an effort to increase confidence in getting adequate availability.  For many applications, this arrangement is good enough. But when latency, availability, and control are […]

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Protecting Your Kubernetes Data

Michael Greenberg | Blog

According to a 2020 CNCF survey, Kubernetes continues to lead the container surge, and is truly becoming the de-facto way to deploy applications: “This year, 91% of respondents report using Kubernetes, 83% of them in production. This continues a steady increase from 78% last year and 58% in 2018.” The reasons why Kubernetes continues to […]

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Mission Possible: Operational Flexibility in the Public Cloud

Uri Zaidenwerg | Blog

Originally Published on ToolBox for IT   What’s Operational Flexibility and Why You Need It   Imagine being able to mold your IT operations to exactly match your business needs without technological limitations. This is ”operational flexibility”. However, this remains out of reach for most of us, as the biggest obstacle standing between you and […]

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Is It Time To Re-Examine the Role of DevOps Engineers?

Uri Zaidenwerg | Blog

Originally Published on ToolBox for IT   DevOps as a methodology is widely understood and accepted among the IT industry. It was created to integrate all software development and deployment stakeholders and create a single automated workflow that promises a stable and reliable application. According to GitLab’s Fourth Annual Global DevSecOps Survey, DevOps adoption rates are […]

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Why RPO Is The Most Important KPI In Your Data Resiliency Strategy

Michael Greenberg | Blog

What’s the Difference Between RPO and RTO?   The recovery point objective (RPO) measures how frequently backups are being performed – every 5 minutes? 5 hours? A whole day? It represents how up-to-date recovered data will be. The recovery time objective (RTO) is essentially the downtime, what is the maximum amount of time your business […]

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Deploying MySQL on Kubernetes with Cross-Region or Multicloud Business Continuity using Statehub

Roey Libfeld | Guide

This guide will walk you through the necessary steps to deploy MySQL on Kubernetes with built-in cross-region or multicloud business continuity. That means, that at the event of a failure of your cluster, or the entire cloud region where it is deployed, you’ll be able to start your database, with all of its latest data […]

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Kubernetes + Data Agility = Application Mobility

Avi Shillo | Blog

Kubernetes has become a go-to way to deploy applications. You can easily deploy your entire microservice infrastructure and service mesh in minutes, just by applying your configuration to a Kubernetes cluster. But what if you need to change locations or move to another cloud vendor in response to shifting business needs? How can you move […]

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K8s Stateful Design Guide

Michael Greenberg | Blog

One of the significant challenges that arise when using Kubernetes is that it is extremely difficult to set up storage to accommodate stateful applications while ensuring resiliency and application mobility. The truth is – storage is falling behind the curve of the rest of cloud infrastructure, and traditional storage solutions are complex and are extremely […]

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Self-Healing in Kubernetes: What about the Data?

Michael Greenberg | Blog

What is Self-Healing in Kubernetes?   One of the great benefits of Kubernetes is that it allows your infrastructure to self-heal. By that, I mean that if something goes wrong, Kubernetes will do whatever is necessary to bring things back to normal. A containerized application or component will automatically be redeployed in its intended state […]

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Statehub Unfurls Service for Moving Data Across K8s Clusters

Adi Levy | In The News

Statehub launched a private beta of a managed service through which IT teams can move data more easily between geographically distributed Kubernetes clusters. Read the full article here

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Statehub Launches Kubernetes Stateful App Mobility Service

Adi Levy | In The News

Statehub’s fully managed app mobility service, in private beta, enables easy deployment and management of stateful Kubernetes applications. Read the full article here

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A Guide to Stateful Kubernetes: Federation and Multi-Cluster Explained

Michael Greenberg | Blog

So, you’ve finally decided to use Kubernetes for stateful applications? Congrats! (And good luck.) Let’s put the Champagne back in the ice bucket and talk about data – the chain that binds your stateful architecture to a single location. If you’re only using a single region, you’re in luck. But what happens when the same […]

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