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5 Best Practices to Backup Kubernetes

5 Best Practices to Backup Kubernetes

Backing up applications and data is a standard discipline in enterprise IT departments. And while Kubernetes helps to ensure high availability and scalability of your application services, these benefits don’t protect data. That’s why data management and backup of your Kubernetes applications are essential and should be incorporated into your standard operational procedures. Read more →
Free Kasten K10 Edition

Free Kasten K10 Edition

Are you looking for a solution to protect your development Kubernetes environments? Are you learning the art of cloud native and Kubernetes in your home lab? We might just have an affordable way to provide you with a solid backup and migration option for those use cases. Read more →
The Learning Curve for Kubernetes and Cloud Native Technologies

The Learning Curve for Kubernetes and Cloud Native Technologies

Hey everyone! I am Michael Cade and I am a Senior Technologist at Veeam. Recently, I have shifted my focus to Kasten by Veeam. This means you will be seeing a lot more of me around here and across the cloud native community. My main focus will be on Kubernetes, Cloud Native and the Kasten K10 platform. But with my community hat on, I will also help Kasten educate and enable the community, so it can be better prepared for this big and fast Kubernetes wave. Read more →
7 Reasons to Adopt a Kubernetes-Native Backup Solution

7 Reasons to Adopt a Kubernetes-Native Backup Solution

Organizations continue to make the shift to Kubernetes environments, but challenges involving stateful data backup remain.  According to a 2019 survey conducted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), 78% of the respondents said they were using Kubernetes in some form, and 95% report they are using, evaluating or planning storage use in Kubernetes. Read more →
How to Backup and Restore MySQL on Scality RING using Kasten K10

How to Backup and Restore MySQL on Scality RING using Kasten K10

Thank you for joining me for my very first article on the Kasten K10 Blog! In this article I’ll demonstrate how to use Kasten K10 Data Management Platform to backup and restore a MySQL database on a Kubernetes cluster. We will perform the backup, and then restore using the Scality RING. Read more →
Red Hat + Kasten: Kubernetes Backup with OpenShift Container Storage

Red Hat + Kasten: Kubernetes Backup with OpenShift Container Storage

This post was co-authored with Venkat Kolli, Red Hat. Enterprises across the globe can now use Red Hat’s OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) and OpenShift Container Storage (OCS) along with Kasten by Veeam’s K10 software based, data platform to seamlessly store and protect their Kubernetes applications. Read more →
How to Protect AKS Clusters on Azure Stack with Kasten K10

How to Protect AKS Clusters on Azure Stack with Kasten K10

In this tutorial, we show you how to install Kasten K10 for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) on Azure Stack using specific values that are usually defaulted on the Azure public cloud. First, we go through the steps to set up an AKS cluster; then we install Kasten K10, which is a very short and simple procedure. To conclude, we provide a short walkthrough of Kasten K10 and run a few tests to confirm everything was set up correctly.  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 →
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 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 →