The State of On-Prem Series: Container-Based Deployments Are the Norm

With the rapid adoption of on-premises deployments among enterprises, there’s one thing that may come as a surprise: container-based deployments are the norm, and modern enterprise software companies have embraced Kubernetes as the container-orchestration system of choice for their on-premises needs. In this series, we’ll explore the results of The State of On-Prem: Modern Solutions

The State of On-Prem Series: On-Prem Sales and Demand Are Rising

With the dawn of cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and the rapid adoption among enterprises, there’s one thing that may come as a surprise: on-prem sales and demand are rising, and modern software companies are offering more enterprise delivery options than ever before.  In this series, we’ll explore the results of The State of On-Prem: Modern

Fully Remote: Home Office Should Not Be a Financial Burden on Employees

We’re excited to announce our new Replicated home office reimbursement program, and thought it would be best to outline the thinking and work that went into this new policy. Like many of our peers, in 2020 we decided to take our team fully remote. We let go of our LA-based office and began to hire

4 Ways Multi-Prem Software Will Increase Your Enterprise Sales

At first glance, you may have thought the title was a typo – “multi” prem? Not on-prem? Not cloud?  You may also be wondering what multi-prem software even means. It’s a legitimate question that begs a deeper explanation.  Over the past 20+ years, I’ve witnessed firsthand the evolution of software development and delivery from monolithic

Replicated Runthrough: KOTS 101

Greetings and welcome back to the Replicated Runthrough series, where we teach you about each project in the Replicated catalog in simple terms. This week’s episode will be on KOTS – a.k.a. Kubernetes Off The Shelf software. Now judging by the name you’re probably assuming that KOTS is another Kubernetes wrapper, similar to Red Hat

Build vs Buy: Decision Time

In our previous posts, we’ve gone through all of the considerations you should explore when it comes to on-prem software delivery and management––from planning to maintenance––and now it’s time for the big decision. Who will get the rose: an outside vendor, or your internal team (and do they even want it?) Read on for the

Build vs Buy: Execution

So far, we’ve explored cost, time to market, internal resources, and business continuity. Do you have a clear favorite at this point? Have you crossed all of your t’s and color-coded all of your Gantt charts? Keep an open mind as we move forward because we’re about to get into execution. And this is where

Replicated Runthrough: Outdated 101

Greetings and welcome back for the next episode of the Replicated Runthrough series. This time we’re going to discuss Outdated.sh, an open source kubectl plugin that finds and reports outdated cluster images. The Technical Explanation Outdated repeatedly queries readable pods in all readable namespaces, looking for the podspec of container images and any init container

Build vs Buy: Planning for Success

In our last blog post, we talked about how on-prem software for the enterprise isn’t going anywhere. This $400 billion industry dwarfs enterprise SaaS, but it doesn’t often get the attention it deserves. Let’s show it some love. Join us as we explore the biggest question of on-prem delivery and management: is it better to

Replicated Runthrough: Troubleshoot 101

Greetings and welcome to part two of the Replicated Runthrough series. We’ll will be covering Troubleshoot.sh, a Kubernetes plugin for – you guessed it – troubleshooting host and cluster-level issues. Part of a suite of Kubernetes cluster maintenance tools by Replicated including (but not limited to) Outdated, Unfork, and KOTS, Troubleshoot is a highly customizable,