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Kubernetes Backup and Restore for MySQL using Kasten K10

Kubernetes Backup and Restore for MySQL using Kasten K10

In this tutorial, we will use the Kasten K10 Data Management Platform for two different strategies to backup and restore a MySQL database on a Kubernetes cluster, using Google Kubernetes Engine for the cluster: Crash consistent volume snapshots Logical backups Read more →
How to Configure K10 with RBAC for Multi-Tenant Environments

How to Configure K10 with RBAC for Multi-Tenant Environments

A common requirement that shows up during conversations with customers is that they would like K10, Kasten’s data management platform, to provide multi-tenancy. At Kasten, we have achieved this by integrating natively with Kubernetes Role Based Access Control (RBAC). Read more →
How to Configure K10 with OIDC Based Authentication Using Okta

How to Configure K10 with OIDC Based Authentication Using Okta

Introduction K10 is a data management platform, purpose-built for Kubernetes. It provides enterprise operations teams an easy-to-use, scalable, and secure system for backup/restore, disaster recovery, and mobility of Kubernetes applications. This article shows how we deliver on the “easy-to-use” and “secure” aspects of the product by enabling OpenID connect (OIDC) based authentication with well known providers such as Okta, Google, Dex, Keycloak and Ping ID to name a few. Read more →
Kasten Announces Platinum CNCF Membership

Kasten Announces Platinum CNCF Membership

For those of you who don’t already know us, Kasten is the market leader for Kubernetes data management. We make it very easy for both developers and operators to build and run stateful cloud-native applications by providing an extremely easy-to-use Kubernetes-native platform for backup, disaster recovery, and cross-cluster and cloud application mobility. Read more →
Kubernetes Backup and Recovery with HPE and Kasten by Veeam

Kubernetes Backup and Recovery with HPE and Kasten by Veeam

This post was co-authored with Michael Mattsson, HPE Learn how to protect applications and persistent storage running on Kubernetes using the HPE CSI Driver for Kubernetes and Kasten K10 by Veeam®. The HPE CSI Driver for Kubernetes and Kasten K10 is a jointly supported data management solution, and it’s available immediately. Read more →
Kubernetes Multi-cluster and Multi-tenancy with Kasten K10 3.0

Kubernetes Multi-cluster and Multi-tenancy with Kasten K10 3.0

Kasten by Veeam has introduced multi-cluster support in K10 v3.0 that extends to multi-tenant environments. These capabilities have been introduced in direct response to tremendous customer demand and provide immense productivity advantages. This post takes a step back to explain why customers are using multiple clusters. The post then dives under the covers to explain the benefits provided with the novel approach Kasten K10 has taken to handle backup and disaster recovery in these growing Kubernetes multi-tenant and multi-cluster environments. Read more →
Kasten’s Next Chapter: Joining Forces with Veeam

Kasten’s Next Chapter: Joining Forces with Veeam

  I am very excited to announce the acquisition of Kasten by Veeam! As we begin the next chapter of our journey as an independent business unit within Veeam, we couldn’t be more excited to join forces with a company that we not only share philosophical alignment with, but an organization that has inspired us in many ways. Together, we will continue to advance the state of the art in modern data management and cement our lead in the space. Read more →
Kubernetes Backup and Restore on MongoDB using Kasten K10

Kubernetes Backup and Restore on MongoDB using Kasten K10

This post covers how to use Kasten K10 to backup and restore the MongoDB database operating in the Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) environment. GKE is a fully managed Kubernetes engine by the Google Cloud platform. In this post, we walk through three ways to take a backup using Kasten K10: Crash consistent volume snapshots, Logical, Application consistent (quiesce) Read more →
VMware & Kasten: Data Management for Kubernetes & Modern Applications

VMware & Kasten: Data Management for Kubernetes & Modern Applications

-- By Shobhan Lakkapragada, VMware and Gaurav Rishi, Kasten This post is based on a joint session by the authors at VMworld 2020 (HCI2540: Data Management for Kubernetes and Modern Applications on VMware). With Project Pacific, VMware has deeply integrated Kubernetes into vSphere to enable modern application development and operations. Kasten K10, purpose-built for Kubernetes, offers critical data management capabilities including application backup and mobility. Kasten, as a data management design partner for VMware, allows enterprise Ops teams to seamlessly protect their growing Kubernetes applications in this cloud-native era. Read more →
How to Backup and Restore PostgreSQL on Google Cloud Using Kasten K10

How to Backup and Restore PostgreSQL on Google Cloud Using Kasten K10

This post walks through how to use Kasten K10 to backup and restore PostgreSQL databases operating in a Kubernetes environment on the Google Cloud Platform. This blog assumes the use of Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). GKE is a secured and managed Kubernetes service. As an enterprise-grade platform for containerized applications, it offers optimized GPU and TPU provisioning, integrated developer tools, and multi-cluster support from SREs. PostgreSQL (often referred to as Postgres), is an open source relational database, popular in the cloud-native community. Kasten’s K10 data management platform, is a secure software-only product that has been purpose-built for Kubernetes and provides operations teams an easy-to-use, scalable, and secure system for backup/restore, disaster recovery, and mobility of Kubernetes applications. Read more →