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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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Kasten and AWS: Kubernetes Backup and Mobility for Bottlerocket Launch

Kasten and AWS: Kubernetes Backup and Mobility for Bottlerocket Launch

Kasten K10 Data Management Platform Provides Increased Security and Operational Ease for Kubernetes Application Backup and Mobility on New Open-Source OS for Containers built by Amazon Web Services Announcing the Kasten K10 data management platform support for Bottlerocket, a new open-source operating system purpose-built for hosting containers, created by Amazon Web Services (AWS). This reflects the latest collaboration between Kasten and AWS, and builds on our existing relationship to provide customers with a scalable foundation, adding an additional layer of protection. Kasten’s K10 data management platform runs on AWS and is integrated with several AWS services including Amazon EBS, Amazon RDS, and IAM. Enterprises use K10 to perform critical functions like application-centric backup and granular recoveries of their Kubernetes applications running on AWS with Amazon EKS, as well as other Kubernetes distributions like Red Hat OpenShift. Read more →
Demodern Streamlines Kubernetes Backup and Recovery Across Clouds

Demodern Streamlines Kubernetes Backup and Recovery Across Clouds

When you run IT for a high-end digital agency, your clients’ reputation and success is in your hands. Backup and disaster recovery are critical — but if you work in Kubernetes, there are challenges that can make that difficult. Unless, of course, you have a Kubernetes-native solution. That’s what Demodern found out when they implemented Kasten K10 data management platform purpose-built for Kubernetes.  Read more →
Tackling Global Demand for Kubernetes Backup, DR, and App Mobility

Tackling Global Demand for Kubernetes Backup, DR, and App Mobility

Get your ‘Kube’ on at KubeCon and CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 Kasten is geared up for another KubeCon and CloudNativeCon Europe 2020! We’re excited to take part in the CNCF’s first virtual event and look forward to seeing everyone at our digital booth, Start-Up Hall A. As one of the industry’s only Kubnernetes-native backup, disaster recovery and application mobility technologies, Kasten is thrilled to be part of the evolving cloud native ecosystem and to be ushering in a movement towards a more secure and resilient Kubernetes-native infrastructure and operations.  Read more →