KOTS Snapshots – Disaster Recovery 101

They say, “An ounce of preparation is better than a pound of cure.” This holds true for many situations, none more so than making sure that your organization is prepared in the dreaded event that something – whether it be an HSD, a fire, a spilled drink, or a flock of wild pigeons – takes

Replicated’s Recent Release Highlights: March 2021

As our team and product grows, we’re making big strides with feature improvements to make your Replicated experience even better. This article kicks off what will be a regular blog series announcing new features, with a breakdown of the latest additions to KOTS (Kubernetes Off-The-Shelf). Take a look at some of our recently shipped features

Delivering Kubernetes Apps to Non-Kubernetes Users

Greetings and welcome back to my blog series on getting familiar with the Replicated catalog. In part 1 of the series, we walked through the process of signing up on the Replicated Vendor Portal and with my colleague Fernando’s help, we made our first KOTS application. Now that we have created an application, we can

Kubernetes Off-The-Shelf Software & Why You Need It In Your Life

Greetings friends and welcome to part one of a series on getting familiar with the Replicated catalog. We’re going to start with KOTS – short for Kubernetes-off-the-shelf software. Since you’re here, I’m going to assume that you’re probably already at least somewhat familiar with Kubernetes, (TL;dr it’s THE open source container orchestration engine that’s way

Let’s Talk Troubleshoot – Preflight

If you were around in the tech industry back in The Olde Days, before containerization revolutionized infrastructure, you have probably lived through at least one Host Server Down (HSD) caused by a conflict in an OS patch, a missing dependency, an out-of-control logfile or any number of fairly common yet highly annoying reasons. If you’ve

Introducing SchemaHero

At Replicated, we believe that all software should be built to support modern on-prem installations. Most software requires at least one database, and reliable, automated database schema management is essential for application updates. To help enable this, we are introducing a new open source project named SchemaHero, available on GitHub today. SchemaHero is a Kubernetes

Hands on with AWS Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes

Amazon’s long-awaited Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) is here, which means everybody operating in the world of cloud-native applications and Amazon Web Services should probably develop at least a baseline understanding of what it does and how it works. Replicated is no exception: lots of end-users deploy Replicated-powered applications on AWS, and we’re continuously

Build applications with Kubernetes, deliver to enterprise customers with Replicated

Docker containers and Kubernetes have already changed the way that applications are packaged and developed, but that’s only a part of their total promise. The driving principle behind Replicated is that they will also change the way enterprises consume applications—by eliminating the false choice between antiquated, complex on-prem software and modern, scalable, simple-to-manage software as

How we’re using GraphQL and Apollo at Replicated

In recent months we’ve been making the transition from using REST APIs to using GraphQL, which has enhanced our development workflow in a variety of ways. If you haven’t heard of GraphQL, it’s an open-source data query language that allows you to request multiple types of data, all using a single endpoint. In addition to

Meet the new and improved Replicated Help Center and support community

The Replicated Help Center is the definitive source of all information for distributing and installing applications with Replicated. Over the past few months, we’ve evaluated customer feedback on how they’re using the Help Center and what they’d like to see. And today, we’re announcing the best version of the Replicated Help Center yet—focused on helping