Performing an Airgap Install on an Existing Kubernetes Cluster

Depending on your background, how word association works in your mind, or your search engine technique, hearing the phrase “airgap environment” might trigger thoughts of anything ranging from spaceships to dishwashers. Despite the interesting and seemingly unrelated word choice, Replicated has not decided to move into the home improvement space – though there may be

Replicated Recent Release Highlights: May 2021

This month, we bring you another post in our ongoing blog series highlighting some of the exciting capabilities newly available in KOTS (Kubernetes Off-The-Shelf), kURL, and Vendor Web. Let’s take a look at some of the recently shipped features and release highlights for May 2021 below. New Release Highlights KOTS: Now able to configure the

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

The State of On-Prem: Modern Solutions for a Traditional Problem

Dimensional Research has just released a new report, The State of On-Prem: Modern Solutions for a Traditional Problem, based on a survey sponsored by Replicated. This report surveyed a total of 405 qualified participants from commercial software companies across 5 continents. The primary research goal was to understand and quantify the current use, need, and

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Replicated Runthrough: Outdated 101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 This time we’re going to discuss Outdated.sh, an open source kubectl plugin that finds and reports outdated cluster images.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,

Replicated Recent Release Highlights: April 2021

Last month we kicked off this new regular blog series where we update you on some of the exciting capabilities newly available in KOTS (Kubernetes Off-The-Shelf), kURL, and Vendor Web. We’re back with new release highlights for April 2021, so let’s take a look at some of our recently shipped features and release highlights below.