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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

Kubernetes FinOps: Resource management challenges

By Joe Thompson

In our previous blog post we covered the different ways to think of “utilization” in Kubernetes, and some of the basic metrics that are most commonly used to control application... Read More

Kubernetes FinOps: Basics of cluster utilization

By Joe Thompson

Whether you run applications in the cloud or on-premise, optimizing your utilization of the computing hardware you rent or own is a necessary part of operations. The term “FinOps” is... Read More

Understanding KVM’s role in modern cloud environments

By Kamesh Pemmaraju

KVM has advanced from a simple virtualization solution to a critical component of cloud infrastructure. KVM’s strengths stem from its open-source nature, compatibility with a variety of operating systems, and... Read More

Tackling Kubernetes Underutilization: Cutting EKS Costs by 50%

By Kamesh Pemmaraju

How Platform9’s Elastic Machine Pool (EMP) Works: A Technical Summary Kubernetes is the most inefficient consumer of infrastructure, especially in public clouds. The average AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) utilization... Read More

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