Introducing Containership Community Edition

What does that mean? Containership is now free for teams! You can sign up today, invite your entire team, and easily provision Kubernetes clusters on any one of our supported cloud providers (currently DigitalOcean, Google, and Azure). While you still have to pay your cloud providers for the VMs, Containership…

Understanding Etcd Consensus and How to Recover from Failure

Kubernetes is backed by a distributed key value store called etcd, which is used for storing and replicating the state of the cluster. While many Kubernetes users are removed from the complexities of running etcd through the use of cluster management services like Containership, it is always interesting to understand…

Containership is Kubernetes Certified

Back in November of 2017, 36 companies were the first to agree to a standardized set of APIs for the Kubernetes project. On the surface this may seem trivial, but in reality it was one of many important steps towards a better future with Kubernetes. As a result, the Containership…

Kubeadm and SIG Cluster Lifecycle Updates from KubeCon EU

Containership recently had the opportunity to attend KubeCon EU in Copenhagen. As always, KubeCon was an exciting few days jam-packed with interesting talks. Equally as important as the official schedule, it was great to attend roundtable discussions in person with people from around the globe that we normally only get…

Introducing Containership Kubernetes Engine

Today we’re excited to announce the launch of CKE, the easiest way to provision and manage Kubernetes clusters on your favorite cloud provider in just a few clicks. Traditionally, management of the Kubernetes cluster lifecycle has been difficult, especially when administering multiple highly-available clusters, potentially across a variety of…

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2018

It's Finally Here! It is hard to believe that KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU is already next week. It seems like only yesterday we were in Austin launching Kubernetes clusters with Google home, learning how Kubernetes is helping make sure our favorite shows are available during prime time, and eating delicious Texas…

Containership 3.1 is Here!

We are excited to announce that with the release of Containership 3.1, users can now provision Kubernetes clusters directly within the Containership UI on two managed Kubernetes providers: Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). Containership is once again your one stop shop for cloud infrastructure management.…

Kubernetes 1.10 is here

Well actually, it was released last week, but we’re excited to announce that as of today it is fully supported on the Containership platform! While we’ve been busy integration testing support for the new version in Containership, hopefully you’ve found some time to check out all of…

Kubernetes as a Replacement for Docker Cloud

If you’re a Docker Cloud user, you recently woke up to some disconcerting news regarding the longevity of the Docker Cloud platform. Docker announced that it would be discontinuing support for cluster management in their Docker Cloud product on May 21st, in turn leaving many users scrambling to find…