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Kubernetes Multi-Cluster Part 5: Cost Optimization
Jul 24, 2022 | 7 Minute Read

This article is the fifth part of a series focused on Kubernetes multi-cluster technology. Part one introduced the series, including the goals and responsibilities of multi-cluster setups.

Reducing Kubernetes Cost: Kubecost vs
Jan 12, 2022 | 10 Minute Read

Maintaining a microservices ecosystem is challenging, without doubt. However, many companies that unravel that day-to-day mystery still struggle with cost—whether or not they fully understand their operating expenses.

Kubernetes Cost Monitoring With Kubecost
Nov 9, 2021 | 7 Minute Read

Kubernetes has taken the software development world by storm. It gives you an excellent framework to deploy your application with and abstracts away the low-level details of the underlying infrastructure.

Kubernetes Horizontal Pod Autoscaling
Oct 26, 2021 | 10 Minute Read

One of the most powerful features of Kubernetes is autoscaling, as it’s vital that we find the correct balance when scaling resources in our infrastructures. Scale up more than needed, and you will have unused resources which you must pay for.

Kubernetes Cost Monitoring with Prometheus & Grafana
Oct 6, 2021 | 8 Minute Read

Regardless of the infrastructure you are running, it is always important to keep an eye on your costs. There have been enough horror stories of cloud billing getting out of control that teams should have some measures in place to keep an eye on the usage of these resources to avoid surprises.

Checklist for Kubernetes-Based Development
Oct 4, 2021 | 8 Minute Read

There is no denying the fact that Kubernetes has experienced widespread adoption in the last few years. Its automated deployment and scaling capabilities have made it easier and more convenient for developers to manage and develop advanced applications and services.

Multi-Tenant Kubernetes Clusters: Challenges and Useful Tooling
Sep 30, 2021 | 6 Minute Read

Multi-tenancy in Kubernetes can seem like an appealing solution to many problems. Maybe it’s to give your developers their own space and save costs by doing it inside a single cluster.

Loft Feature Spotlight: Sleep Mode
Aug 26, 2021 | 6 Minute Read

It can be challenging to manage costs if your developers use Kubernetes clusters running in the cloud, whether they use shared clusters or have their own dedicated clusters.

Save Costs With Virtual Kubernetes Clusters
Jul 27, 2021 | 6 Minute Read

Virtual Kubernetes clusters are fully functional Kubernetes clusters that run within another Kubernetes cluster. The difference between a regular Kubernetes namespace and a virtual cluster is that a virtual cluster has its own separate Kubernetes control plane and storage backend.

The Cost of Managed Kubernetes - A Comparison
Jul 1, 2021 | 8 Minute Read

Kubernetes is Kubernetes—what difference does it make which cloud provider you choose? Well, quite a lot, actually. While GKE, EKS, AKS, and DOKS all conform to CNCF Kubernetes Certification standards and are each valid choices, they each have their unique advantages and disadvantages, ranging from pricing to upgrades, to node repair.

Kubernetes Cost Savings By Reducing The Number Of Clusters
Oct 5, 2020 | 8 Minute Read

When you are using Kubernetes at a larger scale and at different stages (development, testing, production), you will sooner or later face the question of how many clusters you should run.

How To Reduce Your Kubernetes Cost
Sep 28, 2020 | 9 Minute Read

Running Kubernetes can be very expensive, especially when it is done inefficiently. This is often the case when companies have just started to roll out Kubernetes in their organizations as then the same configuration and setup are often used that worked well for initial test projects or small applications.

How to Save More Than 2/3 of Engineers’ Kubernetes Cost
Jul 7, 2020 | 14 Minute Read

The Cost of the Cloud Using the cloud is not cheap. If you are using a public cloud, you will get a monthly bill for computing resources, traffic, and for any additional services.

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