June 5, 2018
How to Run HA PostgreSQL on Amazon EKS

Amazon EKS is a fully managed Kubernetes environment running in AWS. With Amazon EKS customers get a highly-available, secure Kubernetes control plane without needing to worry about provisioning, upgrades, or patching. Amazon EKS is certified by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as Kubernetes conformant, which means it supports all existing plugins and tooling from
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May 29, 2018
PostgreSQL Kubernetes: How to run HA Postgres on Kubernetes

Thanks to advances in the container ecosystem recently (Kubernetes stateful sets, PVCs, etc), getting started running PostgreSQL in a container is easy. But running PostgreSQL in production still requires a lot of forethought and planning. Here are some of the things you need to think about when running PostgreSQL on Kubernetes in production: How do
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April 19, 2018
Kubernetes How-to: Failover MongoDB 300% faster. While running only ⅓ the pods.

In a previous blog, we talked about How to Run HA MongoDB on Portworx. In that post, we demonstrated that you could use Portworx as a Kubernetes storage provider to perform synchronous replication of MongoDB data and automate data management tasks like snapshots, backups, volume resizing and even encryption. In this post, we will present
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April 10, 2018
How to run HA MongoDB on Kubernetes

Thanks to advances in the container ecosystem recently (Kubernetes stateful sets, PVCs, etc), getting started running MongoDB in a container is easy. But running MongoDB in production still requires a lot of forethought and planning. Here are some of the things you need to think about when running MongoDB on Kubernetes in production: How do
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December 1, 2017
A basic guide to Kubernetes storage: pvs, pvcs, statefulsets and more.

This post explores the concepts used by Kubernetes to manage storage for stateful containers. It is part of a new series on debugging Kubernetes in production. After reading this post, you will be able to answer the question “How do I use Kubernetes storage?”. Background With the news at Dockercon EU Copenhagen that Kubernetes support
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August 23, 2017
MySQL Kubernetes: deploying and running MySQL on Kubernetes using statefulsets and kops

This MySQL Kubernetes guide will show you how to run MySQL in containers on Kubernetes using statefulsets and kops. Background Our engineers (especially Harsh Desai) have been working closely with Kubernetes engineers to improve the installation path of Portworx onto a Kubernetes cluster. We are pleased to announce that as of version 1.6.5, Kubernetes supports running Portworx in
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