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

Embracing On-prem Delivery with DevOps, Jama Software

The video above is a talk from the DevOpsDays Seattle 2019 event. In the presentation, Maarika Krumhansl, an Engineering Manager at Jama Software, describes the company’s evolution to create a continuous deployment pipeline to both SaaS and on-prem environments by leveraging Docker and Replicated. We’ve captured some of the highlights below, but this video is

HashiCorp Webinar – Delivering Terraform Enterprise On-prem (Recording)

In the Fall of 2019, Replicated CEO, Grant Miller, sat down with Evan Phoenix, a lead engineer at HashiCorp, to discuss how they deliver Terraform Enterprise with Replicated. During this webinar, you’ll get overviews of both Replicated and Terraform, followed by a detailed screenshare of how HashiCorp leverages the core Replicated Vendor features to deliver

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