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Using Azure AD with Kasten K10 for Authentication and Authorization

Using Azure AD with Kasten K10 for Authentication and Authorization

Many organizations today are using Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) to manage authentication and authorization for their users. Kasten by Veeam customers often ask if we support authentication/authorization with Azure AD. The short answer is yes, and it’s very simple to set it up. You can also use the Azure AD group to manage authorization in Kasten K10. Read more →
AKS and Storage: Performance Differences Among K8s Storage Services

AKS and Storage: Performance Differences Among K8s Storage Services

In part one of our blog post series on AKS and Storage, we took a look at how storage services provided by Azure for AKS differ in terms of features, and walked through an example of how to use the native API to provision storage directly from Kubernetes. In this part two, we’ll examine how various storage services differ in terms of performance, and explain how to benchmark and validate storage performance using Kubestr. Read more →
AKS and Storage: How to Design Storage for Cloud Native Applications

AKS and Storage: How to Design Storage for Cloud Native Applications

When building Cloud native applications, many often underestimate the requirements in terms of performance of the underlying storage solution. If you’re building services on a cloud provider such as Azure, you also have a lot of options in terms of storage: Azure Files, Blob Storage and even third-party services such as Azure NetApp Files. Read more →
Move Fast and Test in Kubernetes without Breaking Things

Move Fast and Test in Kubernetes without Breaking Things

Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) in application development is an approach that enables developers to make code changes rapidly and reliably, accelerating development lifecycles and getting new applications to market faster. But the underlying assumption is that developers can test on data at different stages of the pipeline.  Herein lies the rub: Historically, fear and risk have prevented development teams from integrating production databases into the development process. Why are they afraid? There are three valid reasons: Read more →
10 Key Takeaways from Kubernetes Backup & Recovery For Dummies

10 Key Takeaways from Kubernetes Backup & Recovery For Dummies

In Kubernetes Backup & Recovery For Dummies, a free Kasten by Veeam special edition, author Steve Kaelble explores these challenges and explains why a cloud-native backup solution is the best choice for protecting data and applications in Kubernetes environments. The book covers the origin of Kubernetes and provides actionable steps for protecting data and applications in the evolving Kubernetes ecosystem. Read more →
Kasten by Veeam featured at Cloud Field Day 11

Kasten by Veeam featured at Cloud Field Day 11

A few weeks ago, Kasten got the main stage at Cloud Field Day 11, an event that originates from Tech Field Day. Live-streamed to the community, Cloud Field Day focuses on “examining the new enterprise infrastructure stack, from the private, hybrid, and public cloud.” It’s also a perfect venue for interacting with community delegates during live sessions, as well as people from all over the world. Read more →
6 Best Practices for Kubernetes Backup

6 Best Practices for Kubernetes Backup

The adoption of cloud-native development practices, particularly with Kubernetes, is rapidly accelerating as companies shift from last-gen tech to the far more reliable, scalable and portable environment that the cloud provides. Yet despite offering numerous advantages over on-premises systems, moving to the cloud can sometimes be a double-edged sword. Read more →
Goodbye to Ransomware: 2-Step Protection for Kubernetes Applications

Goodbye to Ransomware: 2-Step Protection for Kubernetes Applications

While ransomware attacks have had a huge impact on traditional applications for years, Kubernetes environments are also at risk. As the number and magnitude of Kubernetes applications increase, so do malicious attacks on those applications.  Read more →
So you want to learn DevOps?

So you want to learn DevOps?

I’m a few months into my journey learning DevOps. While I still have a ways to go before considering myself an expert, I wanted to share my advice in a few key areas that I’ve been focusing on. Read more →
Why You Should Read Kubernetes Backup & Recovery For Dummies

Why You Should Read Kubernetes Backup & Recovery For Dummies

This Kasten by Veeam special edition of Kaelble’s book was written to help developers understand the importance of cloud native backup and recovery for Kubernetes environments... Read more →