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Joe Pelletier is VP of strategy at Fairwinds, the Kubernetes enablement company.

6 minute read
| June 30, 2021

K8s Clinic: How to Run Kubernetes Securely and Efficiently

Why Organizations Choose Kubernetes With the adoption of containers, software packaging is increasingly shifting left, which means (depending on your organization) that... Read More
5 minute read
| June 24, 2021

Why VPEs Need to Care About Kubernetes Configuration Audits

As a Vice President of Engineering (VPE), you have a big job. You’re responsible for realizing your company’s vision by developing and managing the engineering team,... Read More
6 minute read
| June 4, 2021

What is KSPM? An Intro to Kubernetes Security Posture Management

As Kubernetes adoption has continued to grow and we’ve seen Kubernetes increase in size and complexity, we’ve also seen a shortage of Kubernetes expertise and Kubernetes... Read More
5 minute read
| May 18, 2021

Configuration Drift in Kubernetes - What Is It and Why it Matters

Most organizations start out with Kubernetes by piloting it with a single application. Once they’ve gone through a successful pilot and embraced Kubernetes, companies may... Read More
5 minute read
| March 31, 2021

Make Your Kubernetes Policies Stick: Use an Effective Enforcement Plan

As teams move beyond their first Kubernetes pilot and into a broader deployment across the organization, DevOps teams have an increasingly difficult job. They don’t have... Read More
5 minute read
| March 3, 2021

Kubernetes Policy Enforcement to Enable DevSecOps

You are managing Kubernetes users: do you know what’s happening in your clusters? Do you know if your clusters are secure, cost-efficient, or unreliable? This is a problem... Read More
9 minute read
| February 8, 2021

An Interview with Flatfile on Why Fairwinds Insights: Kubernetes Configuration Validation

One of the best things about Kubernetes is how every company using it is transforming their business. One of our customers, Flatfile, is set up for huge growth in 2021 as... Read More
5 minute read
| January 28, 2021

SOC 2 Compliance for Containers and Kubernetes

If you handle customer data, chances are you’ve heard of SOC 2. Perhaps you’ve asked vendors for a SOC 2 report, or you have had to undergo an audit yourself. Read More
4 minute read
| January 7, 2021

4 Kubernetes Resolutions for 2021: A Year of Transformation

Our team at Fairwinds, including Bill Ledingham, Kendall Miller, Andy Suderman, Joe Pelletier and Robert Brennan, made predictions for what we can expect in 2021. Amongst... Read More
4 minute read
| December 18, 2020

Why Fixing Kubernetes Configuration Inconsistencies is Critical for Multi-tenant and Multi-cluster Environments

In most cases, organizations pilot Kubernetes with a single application. Once successful, these organizations commit to Kubernetes across multiple apps, development and... Read More
3 minute read
| December 14, 2020

How to Identify Over Permissioned Containers

An over permissioned container has all the root capabilities of a host machine. The container can access resources which are not accessible in ordinary containers. While... Read More
3 minute read
| December 11, 2020

How to Identify Missing Readiness Probes in Kubernetes

Kubernetes offers two types of health checks: readiness probes and liveness probes.  Read More