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6 minute read
| September 22, 2022

3 Things to Know about FinOps and Kubernetes

Recently I undertook the FinOps Foundation training and became certified. If you are looking to expand your FinOps knowledge, I’d highly recommend it. The training is vast... Read More
3 minute read
| September 20, 2022

Kubernetes Policy Engine, Polaris: A General Preview of New Checks

Polaris is an open source policy engine for Kubernetes that validates and remediates Kubernetes resources. It includes 30+ built in configuration policies and the ability to... Read More
7 minute read
| September 19, 2022

Kubernetes security, cost avoidance an' policy go 'and in 'and

Kubernetes security continues to be one o' the biggest concerns fer organizations adoptin' the technology. Security teams be learnin' kubernetes while devops an' developers... Read More
4 minute read
| September 14, 2022

New Fairwinds Insights Releases: Azure DevOps Integration & Secret Encryption

If you are managing a team of developers using Kubernetes, no doubt you are running into some scaling issues - not around supporting end-users, but around easily being able... Read More
5 minute read
| August 18, 2022

K8s Tutorial: Using the Policy Engine, Polaris, to Automate Fixes

In an earlier blog post, we showed you how to install the policy engine, Polaris, and audit your Kubernetes workloads using the Dashboard, an Admission Controller and the CLI... Read More
5 minute read
| June 1, 2022

Kubernetes: The Blackhole of FinOps

FinOps has become another buzzword in the cloud native ecosystem of late. FinOps, as defined by the  FinOps Foundation, is the: Read More
7 minute read
| May 9, 2022

NSA Hardening Guide: How Can Fairwinds Insights Strengthen Your Authentication & Authorization Practices?

If you haven’t already thumbed through the NSA’s recent Kubernetes Hardening Guide to learn more about today’s best practices in Kubernetes and cloud native technologies,... Read More
8 minute read
| May 5, 2022

NSA Hardening Guide: Locking Down Network Access with Fairwinds Insights

In our second blog covering the NSA Kubernetes Hardening Guidelines, we will discuss the myriad ways Fairwinds Insights—along with open source and cloud native... Read More
7 minute read
| April 29, 2022

NSA Hardening Guide: Three Ways Fairwinds Insights Can Root Out Poor Pod Security

The NSA has released a stringent set of guidelines for hardening your Kubernetes clusters. The 66-page document outlines a strong defense-in-depth approach to minimize the... Read More
6 minute read
| April 27, 2022

Three Steps to Streamlining Kubernetes Multi-Cluster Management

Kubernetes as a technology gives organizations the ability to run containerized applications at scale across different cloud infrastructures and distributions. What it can’t... Read More
5 minute read
| April 14, 2022

What Does it Really Cost to Fix Your Kubernetes Clusters?

Organizations adopting Kubernetes to increase the speed of software development are consistently encountering the same problem—a steep cost to repair defects and... Read More
12 minute read
| April 5, 2022

Fairwinds’ Open Source Projects for Kubernetes

Open source software is core to Fairwinds, providing Kubernetes support to our customers and the larger community. We work hard to build open source projects that help our... Read More