$25M Series B To Modernize On-Prem Software

  We’re excited to announce that we’ve raised a $25M Series B of funding to accelerate our work of modernizing on-prem software for the Kubernetes era.  We embarked on this journey at the end of 2014 to make on-prem software be less terrible and eventually help it become amazing. Our initial traction and success with

Puppet and Replicated Partner for Kubernetes-Based Software Delivery

Puppet announced our new partnership last week. Puppet’s Continuous Delivery for Puppet Enterprise (CD4PE), a cloud-native solution for scaling DevOps automation and practices throughout an organization, will use KOTS for scale and operationalization across complex customer environments. KOTS provides Puppet with standardized tooling for deploying to either plain Linux VMs or to a Kubernetes cluster

SchemaHero 0.9 Released

Today we’re excited to announce the 0.9.0 release of SchemaHero. SchemaHero continues to be an OSS project we use internally and believe others will find useful as they move to Kubernetes. This release includes the ability to build custom workflows around schema migration approval (and rejection), a new kubectl plugin to manage SchemaHero, early support

Distributing Operators in KOTS

Starting in KOTS 1.13.0, new support for packaging and distributing Kubernetes Operators has been introduced. Operators are a great way to make self-managing applications by automating day-to-day maintenance tasks that run in a “reconciliation loop” alongside the application. Operators alone aren’t great for 3rd-party software delivery because they require manual intervention to deploy or upgrade

Packaging Helm charts as KOTS apps

Replicated KOTS now has native support for packaging Helm charts as a component, or even as a KOTS application by itself. This works for both Helm 2 charts & the new Helm 3 charts. Helm Charts as Full KOTS Apps This new integration simplifies the process of creating and maintaining a KOTS application for software

Introducing kURL – K8s Distro Creator

kURL is an open source upstream-Kubernetes, custom distro creator. Think of kurl.sh as a link shortener for your favorite Kubernetes base components (aka add-ons). It creates a unique URL for your specific combination of components that can be installed with cURL on a modern Linux server. kURL installation packages can be run online or downloaded

kURL with Replicated KOTS

kURL is an open source project from Replicated that allows anyone to create a custom Kubernetes distro. One of the primary use cases of kURL is for distributing Kubernetes with an application or Helm chart to an enterprise customer who doesn’t have an existing cluster. In this capacity, kURL creates a modern, multi-node, software appliance

Kosplay at KubeCon San Diego, because… Kubernetes

KubeCon 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center, the home of Comic-Con, has managed to establish an even geekier form of cosplay. It’s called Kosplay… yes, with a K. Kosplay combines the age-old Comic-Con tradition of donning finely crafted superhero costumes with the Kubernetes community’s love of branded swag. Conference attendees will find high-end reproductions

KOTS Demo Video

We recently recorded a demo of installing a Kubernetes Off-The-Shelf (KOTS) application as a private instance. In this video we play the role of both application vendor and enterprise IT admin, so you have to follow along closely to catch some of the nuance of the demo. Both installations are managed by the vendor from

Announcing Kubernetes Off-The-Shelf (KOTS) Software

Today Replicated is announcing its new Replicated KOTS platform. Replicated KOTS provides software vendors with the tools they need to operationalize and scale the distribution of their Kubernetes application into enterprise environments. Those tools include Kubernetes-native versions of release channels, customer license management, automated troubleshooting and a nextgen end-customer admin experience. From Solid Foundations The