Please note: Mirantis has realigned its portfolio and renamed several products. These include Docker Enterprise Container Cloud (now Mirantis Container Cloud), Docker Enterprise/UCP (now Mirantis Kubernetes Engine), Docker Engine - Enterprise (now Mirantis Container Runtime), and Docker Trusted Registry (now Mirantis Secure Registry).

Multi-Cloud: Challenges and Solutions

Complementing an article for TheNewStack, in this video, Mirantis Field CTO Shaun O’Meara talks about tech requisites for making multi-cloud work for enterprises, today

The Lens 4.1 Kubernetes IDE includes greater control and streamlined workflows

The new Lens 4.1 Kubernetes IDE release delivers user-interface and quality-of-life improvements, like a new Command Palette for those of you who enjoy keyboard shortcuts, more control over auto-updates, and the ability to add new Helm repositories via the graphic UI (previously, this had to be done from the command line).

Getting started with Kubernetes, part 1: Introduction to YAML [webinar]

Last week, we were pleased to present the first in a new series of webinars, Getting Started with Kubernetes, Part 1: Introduction to YAML.  During that webinar we received dozens of questions -- way more than we could answer in the short time that we had, so we're going to be putting out a separate blog that answers all of …

Lens Kubernetes IDE quick tip:  keyboard shortcuts and the command palette

Lens provides a handy Kubernetes dashboard, but some people prefer not to click around with their mouse any more than absolutely necessary, and would rather use keyboard shortcuts.

Kubernetes Training Webinar Q&A: Running with the Application Essentials

Last week we teamed up with our training partner ExitCertified to present our most successful webinar ever, "Running with the Application Essentials," which attracted nearly 3,000 registrants!  Here we've taken the time to answer all the questions we received from the audience, but we'd love for you to view the whole webinar! Are there any macro services? Compared to the term "microservices", …

Working with multiple Kubernetes clusters in Mirantis Container Cloud and Lens

One of the advantages both Mirantis Container Cloud and the Lens IDE share is that both enable you to easily work with multiple Kubernetes clusters.

Announcing Mirantis OpenStack for Kubernetes

Today, Mirantis announced the general availability of Mirantis OpenStack for Kubernetes, a new offering now included in the Mirantis Cloud Native Platform. Existing users of Mirantis Container Cloud (formerly Docker Enterprise Container Cloud) will automatically receive the update, which lets them deploy containerized OpenStack control planes, Ceph storage, and compute hosts on Mirantis Kubernetes Engine (formerly Docker Enterprise/UCP).

Lens 4.0 Kubernetes IDE is here

There's been a lot of excitement around here about Lens lately. And why not? With more than 1.3 million downloads and close to 10,000 stars on Github since its inception in March 2020, Lens has quickly become the world's most popular IDE for Kubernetes, and with release of Lens 4.0, that's likely to not just continue, but accelerate. In particular, large …

Mirantis to take over support of Kubernetes dockershim

The rumors of dockershim’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. If you follow the Kubernetes ecosystem, you may have been caught up in the consternation excitement over the announcement that starting with the soon-to-be-released Kubernetes 1.20, users will receive a warning that dockershim is being deprecated, and will be removed in a future release.  For many people this has sparked a moment of panic, but take a deep breath, everything is going to be OK.

How to set up k0s Kubernetes:  A quick and dirty guide

For a couple of weeks now, we’ve been talking about the k0s project, a simple way to get Kubernetes up and running.  In this quick and dirty guide, we’ll give you all the background you need to get started.

Mirantis is at KubeCon. Join our live experts!

The CNCF’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2020 is officially underway, and it’s an exciting time for developers and technologists to gather to discuss the latest in the Kubernetes and Cloud Native communities. Mirantis, a proud gold-level sponsor for this year’s event, would like to invite you to check out our virtual booth (located in Gold-Hall B), which showcases our …

Congratulations to the K0s team on their new Kubernetes distribution!

We’ve got a lot going on here at Mirantis, and one thing that’s flown under the radar is the K0s project, a real game-changer of a small, fast, robust, easy-to-use Kubernetes distribution.

How the Lens Extension API lets you add on to an already great Kubernetes IDE

You may already know Lens as the Kubernetes IDE that makes it simple for developers to work with Kubernetes and Kubernetes objects, but what if you could customize it for the way you work and what information you see from your cluster? Today we're announcing Lens 4.0 and the Lens Extensions API, which lets you quickly code lightweight integrations that customize …

What is container orchestration?

Running a production application means more than simply creating a container and running it on Docker Engine. It means container orchestration.

What is Infrastructure as a Service?

These days, if you need a “computer”, what you’re really looking for is infrastructure — a collection of resources, such as compute, memory, storage, and so on — and you need to be able to get it in as flexible a manner as possible.  Enter Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).