Using the new Rancher Backup Operator to protect your cluster

Introduction It goes without saying that backing up Kubernetes Components is an essential part of any Kubernetes Administrator, especially in production enviroments. While it has always been possible to write a home-grown solution, we here at Rancher want to make it as easy as possible to protect your Rancher-based clusters. Read More

Installing RKE Government in Air-gap Environments

Introduction There are many deployment environments where internet access is just not possible. RKE Government was designed from the ground up with cases like this in mind. Out of the box, RKE Government supports several ways of injecting its dependencies for easy installations and upgrades in air-gapped networks. In… Read More

SUSE and Rancher – Enabling our Customers to Innovate Everywhere

In July, we announced SUSE's intent to acquire Rancher Federal, and now that the acquisition is final, today we embark on a new journey with SUSE. We couldn't be more excited about our future and what this means for our customers around the world. Just as Rancher made… Read More

Mitigate the Docker Dilemma with a Proxy Cache

Mitigate the Docker Dilema with a Proxy Cache The Docker Dilemma For the better part of a decade, we developers and operators have relied on the Docker Hub and their image repository for our needs. This has been great for the growth of the technology, but this growth has necessitated… Read More

Implementing GitOps on Kubernetes Using AWS, K3s, Rancher, Vault, and ArgoCD

As Kubernetes continues to establish itself as the industry standard for container orchestration, finding effective ways to use a declarative model for your applications and tools is critical to success. In this write-up, I’m going to walk through setting up a K3s Kubernetes cluster in AWS, then implement secure… Read More

Introducing RKE Government: Security-Driven Kubernetes Engine

Rancher Federal is proud to announce RKE Government, a FIPS-140-2 secure distribution of Kubernetes for cloud-native government enterprises. Read More

Why SUSE Acquired Rancher Federal

In order to meet the challenge of the ever-evolving mission landscape, our US Federal customers demand innovative solutions that can accelerate, not degrade, their mission velocity. Whether it’s civilian agencies looking to adopt cloud-native strategies, IC-partners looking to extend AI/ML pipelines to the tactical-battlefield or the USAF changing the conversation… Read More

Rancher Federal to be Acquired by SUSE

I’m thrilled to announce that Rancher Federal and Rancher have signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by SUSE.  Rancher is the most popular Kubernetes Management platform in the world and has quickly become the choice of US government organizations building secure, scalable solutions on Kubernetes.   SUSE is… Read More