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Why are Enterprises Shifting to Containers with Kubernetes in 2022?

Vendor agnostic. Better resource utilization. Enhanced portability. Sounds like the making of one incredible data mobility cocktail! The key ingredient here is leveraging containers with Kubernetes (K8s). And we’re not the only ones advocating to adopt containers for amplified data mobility.

5 Key DevOps Trends for 2022

In DevOps, each day brings new trends, challenges, and solutions to light. It’s critical for all developers, platform engineers, and systems architects alike to stay on top of industry trends to continuously improve processes and drive innovation. Let’s dive into the top 5 DevOps trends for 2022.

Accelerate CI/CD Pipelines by Implementing ionir as the Kubernetes Data Services Layer for CircleCI

We are thrilled to announce that ionir has been certified as a CircleCI Orb integration. CircleCI is a powerful Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) platform. Running CircleCI in containers dramatically reduces the overhead associated with starting and running instances, making it easy to scale for build, test, and deployment. 

Bursting MongoDB to a Remote Kubernetes Cluster in Minutes: Part 3 — Failover and Wrap-up

In part three of this series, our setup can enable cloud migrations under the same process. Let’s say once we decide to turn-off MongoDB services on Cluster A, all the workload’s operations — Reads and Writes — can be utilized from Cluster B without fully syncing the data thanks to the ionir name-based data services layer.

Bursting MongoDB to a Remote Kubernetes Cluster in Minutes: Part 2 — Teleport and Scale

In part two of this series, we will scale MongoDB to the second Kubernetes cluster in another data center, as recommended by MongoDB. In addition, we will add an Arbiter service.

Bursting MongoDB to a Remote Kubernetes Cluster in Minutes: Part 1 — Introductions and Setup

The cloud has become the default option for many enterprises. However, enterprises are still faced with the challenge of selecting which cloud provider to use. There are three major problems that enterprises face when it comes to selecting a cloud provider: Optimizing costs and ROI, aiming at best of breed, and avoiding cloud lock-ins — including high availability and future-proofing.

Debunking 3 Major Myths Around the Challenges of Kubernetes Adoption

With the ability to quickly and efficiently move data across multiple clouds, Kubernetes adoption is key to simplifying and streamlining DevOps operations. According to recent industry findings, over 50% of DevOps, Platform, and Cloud Engineers report that moving to Kubernetes is critical or important to business success.

Top 5 Reasons DevOps Professionals are Running Data on Kubernetes

According to RedHat’s Kubernetes adoption, security, and market trends report 2021, the adoption of Kubernetes (K8s) is widespread. In fact, 88% of survey respondents report currently running data on Kubernetes and 74% of respondents report leveraging K8s in production environments.

Developers are Using Kubernetes in Creative Ways: Here’s How

Developers are using Kubernetes (K8s) for a plethora of reasons. And since Kubernetes can be used to improve business outcomes, streamline processes, accelerate CI/CD, you name it — the possibilities are virtually endless. But some developers are taking advantage of the power of Kubernetes and are bringing it to an entirely new level.

How Will DevOps Teams Leverage Data within Kubernetes in 2022?

According to Pepperdata’s survey, 77% of respondents were expecting to migrate 50% or more of their data applications to Kubernetes (K8s) by the end of 2021. 10% of respondents had already migrated their…

Why Should Hybrid Workforces Use a Data Services Platform for Kubernetes?

Hybrid workforces are becoming the new norm across all industries. According to a recent survey, 76% of respondents reported that their company shifted to a hybrid workforce in the past year. It’s no surprise…

How to Achieve Faster, More Efficient & Scalable DevOps Operations with Kubernetes Data Services

In recent years, Kubernetes (K8s) has taken the DevOps world by storm as it enables developers to accelerate pipelines and scale operations. In fact, organizations…

How to Augment CI/CD by Running Pipelines on Kubernetes

It’s safe to say that transitioning to running DevOps pipelines on Kubernetes is not a luxury — it’s a necessity. But the question is, how can DevOps professionals simplify and speed up CI/CD with Kubernetes? 

4 Cloud Container Competitive Advantages

Containerization already plays a strategic role in 20% of global organizations, and 70% are reporting plans to adopt cloud containers within the next 6-18 months. What makes a cloud container so useful in DevOps environments?

Eradicate Malware and Bugs in Seconds with Time-Stamped Clone Volumes: Here’s How

Malware and bugs can compromise the entire dataset in just a few seconds and can cause complete data loss. In fact, 94% of organizations that endure severe data loss do not recover.

Integrating OpenShift and ionir to Improve Data Agility and Resilience in the Cloud

Application modernization and redesign is critical to adopting containers as an infrastructure building block. Kubernetes was designed to run stateless applications, but not all workloads are born equal.

Data Services: Making Data More Mobile, Accessible, and Resilient (Part Two)

What if we could instantly rearrange the individual datum in a set according to time? What if we could include or exclude groups of data from a set in such a way that the full contents of the new data set represented

Data Services: Making Data More Mobile, Accessible, and Resilient (Part One)

We need data services to drive more efficient processes, saving developers time on administrative tasks, and cutting time to deploy new applications and features. In this article, we’re uncovering what services will be

The Top 10 Sessions to See at Kubecon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021

With a CAGR of 63%, the container infrastructure software market is rapidly growing. Consequently, traditional hardware vendors and cloud providers are racing to support containers and data services.

4 Kubernetes Container Trends DevOps Teams Need to Know for Q4 2021

Only a few organizations are currently offering products that natively handle Kubernetes environments and the scaling challenges that come along with them. Thus, it’s best to keep up with container trends so that you can

Kubernetes Data Services are at the Heart of Digital Transformation

DevOps pipelines are the backbone of innovation. Ensuring a fast, effective, and secure pipeline is critical for the overall success of an organization. DevOps needs a flexible container-native platform that easily adapts

How to Leverage a Platform Engineering Team to Enable DevOps Culture

DevOps environments often require a platform engineering team to support the strategic, technological, and cultural changes within the organization. Platform engineering is the process of constantly innovating and

Why is Automation Important in DevOps?

Since DevOps champions experimentation, speed, and iteration, the more tasks that can be automated, the better. The reason is simple. Automation tools reduce laborious man-hours.

Does DevOps Replace Agile?

Agile may have come to fruition first, but DevOps is taking control of the spotlight. So is DevOps replacing Agile altogether? Or is there a way these two frameworks can work in unison to ensure seamless deployment and time to market?

How to Gain the Flexibility a Dynamic DevOps Environment Needs

When it comes to fostering a dynamic DevOps environment, enterprises need to consider adopting technologies such as cloud services, containers, and microservices for maximum agility and flexibility. In this article

Bridging the Data Gap in the DevOps Toolchain

Having the right set of tools to execute DevOps is crucial to ensuring a faster deployment pipeline. Ultimately, the key to implementing a highly effective toolchain is to automate data delivery and remove the data gap.

How to Speed Up Data Delivery in Modern DevOps Pipelines

DevOps pipelines are the backbone of innovation. Ensuring a fast, effective, and secure pipeline is critical for the overall success of an organization. In order to stay relevant in rapidly changing markets and keep up with dynamic customer demands

Kubernetes Native Storage: What It Is, How It Works, and Why It Drives Digital Transformation

How exactly does Kubernetes Native Storage (K8sNS) work? What makes this technology so disruptive? We’ve put together a 4-part video series that provides an in-depth technical overview of K8sNS

Kubernetes-Native Storage for the Enterprise: How ionir Works

Kubernetes-Native Storage eliminates data gravity, allowing application data to move at the speed of applications. Full volumes, regardless of size or amount of data, are transported across clouds or across the world in 40 seconds or less.

The Value & Extensibility of Microservices Architecture

Microservices architecture is a specific approach to building applications. Essentially, microservices ensure that a team’s changes won’t break the entire application. How? By being distributed and loosely coupled, modern microservices

Why Container-Native Storage Is the Only Choice for Kubernetes

Managing data can be a time-consuming task and if not done properly, it can lead to major issues. In a Kubernetes environment, where all resources become services, data and storage management are inextricably connected. Delivering

The Application Use Cases for Kubernetes-Native Storage

Kubernetes-Native Storage (K8sNS) is taking the enterprise by storm. With K8sNS, global organizations can support enterprise-class data and storage management all within one common platform. Kubernetes Native Storage is simple

5 Benefits of Kubernetes-Native Storage for the Enterprise

Kubernetes (K8s) has revolutionized IT by providing the ability for enterprises to deploy a common cloud platform for their business applications across multiple clouds, delivering agility, consistency, and reductions in costs and complexity. All of

Kubernetes-Native Storage: Data Agility for Enterprises

ionir’s software-defined storage solution offers capabilities previously available only on traditional, expensive, monolithic storage appliances. Now, enterprises can instantly restore data to any point in time without the complexity and

Cloud Storage: Unifying Public and Private with ionir

The technology drivers for private clouds and public clouds overlap to a great extent. However, when it comes to data storage there is a great degree of divergence between private and public clouds. Storage is different from compute

Welcome to Seamless Hybrid Cloud with Cloud Native

Enterprises around the world are embracing the cloud and cloud native technologies. And who can blame them? From cost savings to increased agility and reliability, there are plenty of reasons to make the switch. The technological drivers

Introducing Data Teleport™ – Instant Data Mobility

Containers and Kubernetes allows enterprises to build applications that are portable across clouds, and provides seamless mobility between infrastructure pools. However, when an application instance has state, this flexibility disappears, and they

Why Tightly-Coupled Containers and Microservices Are a Must in Achieving Cloud-Native Storage

The rise and popularity of containers is due to the significant benefits containerization offers, which include efficient utilization of resources, infrastructure elasticity, improved scalability and productivity

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