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Jan 18, 2022 |

Unlocking the Benefits of Kubernetes for Multicloud

Even though multicloud has many benefits, it is less popular among K8s users. What are the challenges K8s users are facing and how can they be resolved? Michael Greenberg explores in this post.

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Dec 29, 2021 |

Standardization in Kubernetes – What About the Data?

Can standardization in Kubernetes apply to data as well? Is it possible to make data in Kubernetes declarative, just like the application layer? Michael Greenberg explores in this article.

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Dec 23, 2021 |

Deploying PostgreSQL on Kubernetes with Cross-Region and Multicloud Business Continuity using Statehub

This guide will walk you through the process of deploying PostgreSQL on a Statehub registered Kubernetes cluster, using Statehub as a data service enabling cross-region and multicloud continuity.

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Dec 16, 2021 |

Deploying an Apache Kafka Cluster Using the Strimzi Operator with Cross-Region or Multicloud Availability

This guide walks you through the process of deploying a stateful Kafka cluster on a Kubernetes cluster, using the latest version of the Strimzi operator for simplifying Kafka management, with Statehub as a data service enabling cross-region and multicloud business continuity.

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Dec 14, 2021 |

Deploying MongoDB on Kubernetes Using the Community Operator with Cross-Region or Multicloud Business Continuity using Statehub

This guide walks you through the process of deploying MongoDB with the MongoDB community guide operator on a Kubernetes cluster, using Statehub.

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Dec 14, 2021 |

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

This guide will walk you through the process of deploying WordPress with MySQL on a Statehub registered Kubernetes cluster, using Statehub as a data service enabling cross-region and multi-cloud continuity.

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Dec 06, 2021 |

How WeSure Assured Business Continuity for Its Website with Statehub

By choosing to implement Statehub, WeSure was able to deploy a new configuration for its website and dramatically improve its performance. WeSure’s customers are now able to purchase and access insurance policies 24/7 via the company website, with a high availability configuration that enables business continuity and an excellent level of service.

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Dec 06, 2021 |

How IoTen Uses Statehub to Ensure Business Continuity

By choosing to implement Statehub, IoTen was able to save more than 94% on DR costs, prevent service inconsistency and assure MQTT message broker and AzureSQL resume operations together, and achieve unified cluster communication without networking and configuration setup.

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Dec 02, 2021 |

Managing Kubernetes Complexity Challenges

While Kubernetes is becoming the de-facto standard for container orchestration and management, it also has its shortcomings. According to the 2020 CNCF survey, the #1 challenge in K8s deployment is complexity. Why is Kubernetes complex to use and deploy and what are some best practices to handle its complexity? Uri Zaidenwerg explores these topics further in this article.

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Nov 15, 2021 |

Cloud Adoption and Business Continuity in the Covid-19 Era

Covid-19 catalyzed cloud adoption and increased the use of IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services. It also highlighted the need for resilient company operations, however, business continuity remains a challenge. We’ll explore the changes in the cloud market, and suggest possible solutions in the form of managed services for multi-region and multicloud environments.

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Oct 06, 2021 |

Data Resiliency in the Public Cloud

In the world of enterprise IT, there is no word scarier than downtime. When every bit of data counts, minimizing the cost of failures through meeting the recovery time objective (RTO) and recovery point objective (RPO) is becoming a critical KPI for DevOps teams. In this article, we’ll explore the challenges of achieving Zero PRO in the public cloud and possible solutions.

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Sep 21, 2021 |

How Doxi Assures Business Continuity With Statehub

By choosing Statehub, Doxi was able to significantly reduce expenses, and save 58,000 USD per year. They were also able to reduce setup time from 7 weeks to only 1 week. Doxi is now able to assure business continuity with zero RPO even in the case where an entire Azure region fails, or even if the public cloud fails, and has done so with a significant saving in expenses and labor hours.

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Sep 01, 2021 |

What is High Availability in the Public Cloud?

To achieve high availability in the public cloud, most cloud providers offer SLAs with a 99.999% uptime guarantee. For many applications, this arrangement is good enough. But when latency, availability, and control are critical, enterprises are still hesitant to move their workload to the cloud. And for a good reason – the cloud still has availability and assurance problems. Can Public Clouds Reach the Same Level of Availability as On-Prem SLAs?

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Sep 01, 2021 |

Protecting Your Kubernetes Data

Kubernetes continues to lead the container surge and is truly becoming the de-facto way to deploy applications. However, when running stateful applications on K8s, it is likely to encounter storage and data challenges. Are the existing solutions in the market sufficient?

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Aug 22, 2021 |

Mission Possible: Operational Flexibility in the Public Cloud

IT operators need to know they don’t need to be bound to only one cloud offering. They can operate with more control of their data by utilizing options that allow for data flexibility and portability across multiple clouds. Here we discuss how to achieve operational freedom in the public cloud.

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Aug 22, 2021 |

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

With increasing automation and growing prominence of Kubernetes and managed services, is is time to rethink the role of DevOps engineers?

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Aug 15, 2021 |

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

If ensuring data resiliency and durability across multiple regions is your job, then Zero Recovery Point Objective (Zero RPO) should be on top of your wish list. How can Zero RPO benefit your operations and is it technically possible to get your RPO to Zero?

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Aug 08, 2021 |

Kubernetes + Data Agility = Application Mobility

With Kubernetes, 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? How can you move all your data to a new location without interrupting service for customers? We’ll discuss how you can achieve data agility and application mobility for stateful applications on Kubernetes.

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Aug 02, 2021 |

K8s Stateful Design Guide

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. Organizations that do use K8s for stateful apps have resigned themselves to high levels of risk of downtime, data loss, and vendor lock-in. This guide will discuss considerations needed before deploying a stateful application on Kubernetes and offer solutions to the common problems.

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Aug 01, 2021 |

Self-Healing in Kubernetes: What about the Data?

One of the great benefits of Kubernetes is that it allows your infrastructure to self-heal, however, self-healing applies only to Kubernetes resources but not to data. How can you extend self-healing to your state?

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Apr 11, 2021 |

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

Stateless applications enjoy the true benefits of multi-cluster and federated Kubernetes, but the story is different for stateful applications. How can you ensure that your stateful applications will run consistently? Read our guide to learn more.

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