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Aug 17, 2023
The Hidden Costs of Homegrown K8s Management
In recent years, Kubernetes has become the standard in container orchestration. Originally designed by Google, it outran its competition. It’s much more popular than OpenShift Container Platform and Apache Mesos.
Aug 11, 2023
Virtualizing Kubernetes Is the Key to Cost-Effective Scale
Container deployment has become popular among many engineers, with Kubernetes being their go-to management tool. However, it can be difficult to optimize costs when dealing with multiple Kubernetes clusters.
Aug 10, 2023
A Complete Guide to Kubernetes Cost Optimization
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.
Apr 10, 2023
vcluster + Dapr Cost Optimizations
vcluster vcluster is one of those projects that I loved from day 1. Creating Virtual Clusters inside your Kubernetes Cluster makes a lot of sense when Kubernetes namespace isolation is not enough or when creating a full-blown Kubernetes Cluster in a cloud provider is too expensive.
Feb 14, 2023
Quota Support for Active Clusters and All Kubernetes Resources
One of the benefits of Loft has been the ability to add fine-grained control to your Kubernetes self-service engine. Our newest release allows you more flexibility to add project quotas, which includes on how many non-sleeping or active virtual clusters are allowed – giving you additional control over what your tenants can spin up.
Jan 19, 2023
Leveraging Namespaces for Cost Optimization with Kubernetes
Kubernetes is a powerful container orchestration system that’s widely used in the industry today. It has many features that make it attractive to organizations, including its ability to automatically scale containerized workloads and automate deployments.
Jul 24, 2022
Kubernetes Multi-Cluster Part 5: Cost Optimization
Kubernetes Multi-Cluster Series Part 1: Introduction to Kubernetes Multi-cluster Deployments Part 2: Managing Kubernetes Cluster Lifecycle Part 3: Authentication and Access Control in Kubernetes Part 4: Kubernetes Self-Service and User Experience Part 5: Kubernetes Cost Optimization This article is the fifth part of a series focused on Kubernetes multi-cluster technology.
Feb 9, 2022
Wake Up Spaces through Ingress
Previously, when using sleep mode, users would have to wake a sleeping space either by Manually waking through the Loft UI Sending Kubernetes API requests to the sleeping space This made accessing any HTTP/HTTPS applications in a sleeping space a bit cumbersome, as they would first need to wake up the space through the aforementioned options.
Jan 12, 2022
Reducing Kubernetes Cost: Kubecost vs Cast.ai
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.
Nov 9, 2021
Kubernetes Cost Monitoring With Kubecost
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.
Oct 26, 2021
Kubernetes Horizontal Pod Autoscaling
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.
Oct 6, 2021
Kubernetes Cost Monitoring with Prometheus & Grafana
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.
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