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6 minute read
| August 18, 2021

What Is Goldilocks? (Or How to Set Your Kubernetes Resource Requests)

When we open sourced Goldilocks in October 2019, our goal was to provide a dashboard utility that helps you identify a baseline for setting Kubernetes resource requests... Read More
5 minute read
| August 10, 2021

An Overview of the NSA Kubernetes Hardening Guide

Earlier this month, the NSA released a number of recommendations for hardening Kubernetes clusters. The guide outlines a really strong defense-in-depth approach to ensure... Read More
5 minute read
| August 5, 2021

Kubernetes Configuration Validation: Learn Why It's not One and Done

If you're using Kubernetes in production, it's critical that you're validating the configuration for each of your workloads. The smallest changes or omissions can lead to... Read More
4 minute read
| August 3, 2021

An Introduction to the Kubernetes Maturity Model - How to Use It

The Fairwinds team developed the Kubernetes Maturity Model over a year ago, and we continue to update and refine it to reflect the five stages you go through in your... Read More
7 minute read
| July 29, 2021

Top 5 Questions About Running Kubernetes Securely and Efficiently

Since Kubernetes is still relatively new, there’s often not a lot of expertise within organizations. That means in many organizations, there are a lot of questions about... Read More
8 minute read
| July 27, 2021

Validating Container Security with Fairwinds Insights

Overview: What Is Container Security? Container security protects the integrity of containers, including the applications within them and the infrastructure they rely on.... Read More
4 minute read
| July 22, 2021

Fairwinds Insights 5.0.0 Release Notes

In June and July we were hard at work on our Fairwinds Insights 5.0.0 release. The 5.0.0 release includes new updates related to Kubernetes security, policy, and... Read More
6 minute read
| July 20, 2021

How We Create an Organization Driven by Our Goals & Values at Fairwinds

There was a moment while deciding on focus for my MBA that I thought I should lean into HR. I am as fascinated by how humans work as I am about how technology works.... Read More
4 minute read
| July 15, 2021

An Intro to Kubernetes Best Practices: Start Your K8s Right

There’s no single right way to achieve success with Kubernetes, but as the cloud native ecosystem continues to expand rapidly, many organizations beginning their... Read More
3 minute read
| July 13, 2021

Discover the Top 5 Kubernetes Security Mistakes You're (Probably) Making

It’s not an exaggeration to state that cloud native technology is revolutionizing how organizations are developing and delivering applications. As organizations... Read More
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