Benchmarking Kopia: Architecture, Scale, and Performance

Benchmarking Kopia: Architecture, Scale, and Performance

This blog post was co-authored with Julio Lopez. Kasten uses and helps develop kopia, a fast and secure open-source tool to manage backups. Today, kopia can work standalone on data sets ranging from small laptops to large servers and comes with a variety of out-of-the-box options for encryption, deduplication, and compression. It is also a lock-free system that, unlike other similar tools, allows for concurrent multi-client operations including garbage collection. Read more →
Kasten and MinIO: Secure Cloud-Native Backups at Scale

Kasten and MinIO: Secure Cloud-Native Backups at Scale

This post was co-authored with Kris Inapurapu, MinIO. MinIO and Kasten have teamed to bring a truly cloud-native approach to Kubernetes backup and disaster recovery. Together, they offer seamless protection for cloud-native applications with application portability across diverse enterprise environments.  Read more →
Backup and Restore for DigitalOcean Kubernetes Using Kasten K10

Backup and Restore for DigitalOcean Kubernetes Using Kasten K10

In this blog post, we will guide you step by step on how to use Kasten K10 to backup and restore MongoDB databases operating in a DigitalOcean managed Kubernetes environment. Read more →
PostgreSQL Backup and Restore on Amazon Web Services using Kasten K10

PostgreSQL Backup and Restore on Amazon Web Services using Kasten K10

In this blog post we will walk through how to use Kasten K10 to backup and restore PostgreSQL databases operating in a Kubernetes environment on AWS. This blog assumes the use of Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS).  Read more →
Kasten K10 via VMware Cloud Marketplace

Kasten K10 via VMware Cloud Marketplace

This post was co-authored with Neeharika Palaka, manager at VMware and leads business operations for VMware Cloud Marketplace. With more organizations adopting containerized applications, there is a growing demand for backup, disaster recovery and mobility solutions for Kubernetes applications. Discover how Kasten K10, available on the VMware Cloud Marketplace, paves the way for application protection. Read more →
PostgreSQL Disaster Recovery and Data Mobility on Microsoft Azure using Kasten K10 - part 2

PostgreSQL Disaster Recovery and Data Mobility on Microsoft Azure using Kasten K10 - part 2

In our previous post, "part 1", PostgreSQL Backup and Restore on Microsoft Azure using Kasten K10, we showed how to simply backup and restore a PostgreSQL instance running in an Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster. The workflow presented there is not sufficient to protect your application from serious failure scenarios like accidental snapshot deletion or larger scale outages.  In order to protect against such scenarios, we can leverage Kasten K10’s application mobility and disaster recovery capabilities.  Read more →
Kasten and Red Hat: Migration and Backup for OpenShift

Kasten and Red Hat: Migration and Backup for OpenShift

This post was co-authored with James Labocki, Red Hat. Enterprises across the globe can now use Red Hat’s OpenShift Kubernetes platform along with Kasten’s K10 software based, data platform to seamlessly rollout, upgrade, and protect their cloud-native applications. Read more →
Kasten K10 and End-to-End Security

Kasten K10 and End-to-End Security

End-to-End Encryption, huh, yeah! What is it good for? Absolutely everything! Say it again y’all! Sung to the tune of War (What Is It Good For). Apologies to Edwin Starr. Read more →
Kasten and Pure Storage: Raising the Bar for Kubernetes Backup and Mobility

Kasten and Pure Storage: Raising the Bar for Kubernetes Backup and Mobility

This blog was co-authored with Jon Owings, Pure Storage.  The results of some alliances are so beneficial that you wonder why the alliance didn’t exist earlier. The partnership we are announcing today between Pure Storage™ and Kasten falls into this category. Enterprises across the world are actively working to not only build cloud native applications, but also to roll out critical Day 2 services, such as Kubernetes application backup and mobility that traditional solutions don’t support. With Pure Storage’s unique all-flash systems coupled with Kasten’s innovative K10 software, your enterprise operations teams now have a Kubernetes solution for flexible storage, backup, and mobility with unparalleled performance and operational simplicity. Read more →
Announcing Kasten K10 Version 2.5

Announcing Kasten K10 Version 2.5

The need for contingency planning has never been more visible! It is exceedingly important to enable application portability so that your operations remain unhindered. With accelerating production deployment of Kubernetes applications, we are excited to announce the availability of version 2.5 of K10, Kasten’s cloud-native data management platform. Some of the world’s largest enterprises are already using K10. The new version adds a unique Cloud-Native Transformation Framework with two very significant capabilities for backup and mobility for Kubernetes applications: Data Transformations and Application Transformations. These capabilities build on the security and operational simplicity pillars of K10 to bring about cloud-native scale for data and deployment portability and flexibility. Read more →