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Posts by Mike Petersen

NEW! Kubernetes Managed Apps: Prometheus, EFK Stack, MySQL, and More – Delivered as a Service, with 99.9% SLA

By Mike Petersen

I’m excited to announce the new Kubernetes Managed Apps offering – an extension of our Managed Kubernetes solution – ushering the next phase of self-service for Kubernetes Platform Operations! Things... Read More

How Platform9 Uses OpenStack Ironic to Manage Bare Metal as a Service

By Mike Petersen

OpenStack Ironic allows users to manage bare metal infrastructure like they would virtual machines- essentially enabling bare metal as a service. The OpenStack Foundation recently announced that Ironic is powering... Read More

Kubernetes in Production: Operating etcd with etcdadm

By Mike Petersen

etcd is a critical part of the Kubernetes stack. etcd stores the state of the Kubernetes cluster, including node and workload information. Having multiple etcd members (a cluster) is a... Read More

Kubernetes node administration and dependencies deployment: From zero to hero with nodeadm

By Mike Petersen

Over the past two years, deploying a conformant Kubernetes cluster has become even easier, thanks to the efforts of the Cluster Lifecycle Special Interest Group (SIG) and its kubeadm tool.... Read More

Migrating Off AWS: How to Move Production from AWS to Enterprise Data Centers Running OpenStack and Kubernetes

By Mike Petersen

Running resource-intensive workloads with high-volume traffic can be very expensive, especially while using managed services like RDS. Public Clouds abstract management of networking and high availability from end-users but incompatible... Read More

Cloud Ease of Use, Performance, and Cost Savings: You CAN Have It All

By Gautam Jayaprakash and Mike Petersen

Platform9 helps customers build and run their cloud every day – with a SaaS-based, easy to use platform that lets you manage your hybrid environment- across bare metal, public cloud,... Read More

How Platform9 Left AWS, Ate its Own Dogfood, Saved Money and Scaled

By Gautam Jayaprakash and Mike Petersen

Platform9 offers the industry’s only SaaS delivered and managed cloud infrastructure platform that accelerates developer productivity while reducing IT spend and increasing resource utilization across data centers and clouds.  Unlike... Read More

OpenStack Ironic: Enabling Bare Metal as a Service

By Mike Petersen

OpenStack Ironic is an OpenStack project that provisions bare metal machines rather than virtual machines. Bare Metal as a Service (BMaaS) allows you to provision your Hadoop or SQL workloads,... Read More

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