Author - Sergey Pronin

Tame Kubernetes Costs with Percona Monitoring and Management and Prometheus Operator

Kubernetes Costs Percona Monitoring and Management

More and more companies are adopting Kubernetes, but after some time they see an unexpected growth around cloud costs. Engineering teams did their part in setting up auto-scalers, but the cloud bill is still growing. Today we are going to see how Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) can help with monitoring Kubernetes and reducing […]

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DBaaS on Kubernetes: Under the Hood

DBaaS on Kubernetes

Running Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) in the cloud is the norm for users today. It provides a ready-to-use database instance for users in a few seconds, which can be easily scaled and usually comes with a pay-as-you-go model.
We at Percona see that more and more cloud vendors or enterprises either want to or are already running […]

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Drain Kubernetes Nodes… Wisely

Drain Kubernetes Nodes Wisely

What is Node Draining?
Anyone who ever worked with containers knows how ephemeral they are. In Kubernetes, not only can containers and pods be replaced, but the nodes as well. Nodes in Kubernetes are VMs, servers, and other entities with computational power where pods and containers run.
Node draining is the mechanism that allows users to […]

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Running Kubernetes on the Edge

Running Kubernetes on the Edge

What is Edge
Edge is a buzzword that, behind the curtain, means moving private or public clouds closer to the end devices. End devices, such as the Internet of Things (from a doorbell to a VoIP station), become more complex and require more computational power.  There is a constant growth of connected devices and by […]

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Running MongoDB on Amazon EKS Distro

MongoDB on AWS EKS-D

Last year AWS was about to ban the “multi-cloud” term in co-branding guides for Partners, removed the ban after community and partners critique, and now embraces multi-cloud strategy.
One of the products that AWS announced during its last re:Invent was Amazon EKS Distro — Kubernetes distribution based on and used by Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service. […]

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