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Kubernetes FinOps: Comparing Platform9 Elastic Machine Pool to the Karpenter Autoscaler for EKS

By Joe Thompson

A popular tool in today’s FinOps landscape for managing EKS clusters is the Karpenter autoscaler.  Created at AWS, Karpenter has more capabilities than simple “0 to N” autoscaling – in... Read More

Java app performance over the decades

By Chris Jones

In 2008, I had my first encounter with performance monitoring. Back then it was Systems Management, and I was using BMC Patrol! By 2010 we had entered Application Performance Management.... Read More

The argument for AWS Spot Instances

By Chris Jones

In a spot market, buyers and sellers immediately exchange financial securities for cash. The spot price is what buyers and sellers agree to pay or receive for an asset. When... Read More

Maximize cloud usage and cost efficiency using FinOps best practices

By Kamesh Pemmaraju

This blog post is a detailed recap of a recent Platform9 webinar led by FinOps ambassador Dieter Matzion, who shared invaluable insights into how to use FinOps best practices to... Read More

Run EKS workloads on 50% compute resources with Elastic Machine Pool

By Kamesh Pemmaraju

In this blog post, we will summarize our recent webinar showcasing the value of Platfom9’s latest product, Elastic Machine Pool (EMP), as well as a demonstration of how it works.... Read More

Kubernetes FinOps: Right-sizing Kubernetes workloads

By Joe Thompson

In the earlier blog posts in this series, we detailed some of the mechanisms in Kubernetes available to control the resources allocated to the workloads in the cluster.  But even... Read More

Mastering the operational model challenge for distributed AI/ML infrastructure

By Kamesh Pemmaraju

The NVIDIA GTC event has concluded. I recently returned from this event in San Jose, still buzzing with excitement from the incredible announcements and palpable energy throughout the conference. The... Read More

Exploring Platform9 Managed OpenStack as a modern virtualization alternative

By Peter Fray

OpenStack has always been viewed as an open-source innovation in the cloud computing world, offering a comprehensive suite of features for scalable cloud infrastructure and proven capabilities to replace VMware... Read More

The resurgence of OpenStack: Addressing the cloud conundrum

By Kamesh Pemmaraju

Cloud computing is undergoing a transformative phase. In this blog, we examine resurgence of OpenStack in the face of severe market disruptions, particularly the massive price hikes imposed by Broadcom... Read More

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