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Announcing the Harvester v1.3.0 release

Last week – on the 15th of March 2024 – the Harvester team excitingly shared their latest release, version 1.3.0. The 1.3.0 release has a focus on some frequently requested features, such as vGPU support and support for two-node clusters with a witness node for high availability. As well as a technical preview of ARM enablement for Harvester and cluster management using Fleet. Let’s dive into the 1.3.0 release and the standout features…

How NeuVector Leverages eBPF to Improve Observability and Security

There’s been a lot of recent interest in eBPF (extended Berkeley Packet Filter) and its application for container security solutions. Let’s examine eBPF’s features and benefits and how NeuVector utilizes them to enhance its full-lifecycle container security solution.

NeuVector UI Extension for Rancher Enhances Secure Cloud Native Stack

We have officially released the first version of the NeuVector UI Extension for Rancher! This release is an exciting first step for integrating NeuVector security monitoring and enforcement into the Rancher Manager UI. The security vision for SUSE and its enterprise container management (ECM) products has always been to enable easy deployment, monitoring and management of a secure cloud native stack.

Announcing Longhorn 1.6.0

The Longhorn team is excited to announce the latest minor release, version 1.6.0! This release introduces several features, enhancements, and bug fixes that are intended to improve system quality and the overall user experience. Specifically, this release includes a further feature preview of the highly anticipated Longhorn Data Engine Version 2.0, platform-agnostic deployment, node maintenance, and improvements to stability, performance, and resilience.

Building a Custom Read-only Global Role with the Rancher Kubernetes API

In 2.8, Rancher added a new field to the GlobalRoles resource (inheritedClusterRoles), which allows users to grant permissions on all downstream clusters. With the addition of this field, it is now possible to create a custom global role that grants user-configurable permissions on all current and future downstream clusters. This post will outline how to create this role using the new Rancher Kubernetes API, which is currently the best-supported method to use this new feature.

Announcing the Rancher Kubernetes API

It is our pleasure to introduce the first officially supported API with Rancher v2.8: the Rancher Kubernetes API, or RK-API for short. Since the introduction of Rancher v2.0, a publicly supported API has been one of our most requested features. The Rancher APIs, which you may recognize as v3 (Norman) or v1 (Steve), have never been officially supported and can only be automated using our Terraform Provider.

Unveiling Rancher 2.8 and Rancher Prime 2.0: Advancing Interoperability and Efficiency

The Rancher by SUSE team has been dedicated to fortifying the Rancher platform to be the most interoperable and adaptable platform for our customers and the wider community over the past year. In late 2022, we introduced the ‘Extensions Catalog.’, and earlier this year at KubeCon Europe in Amsterdam, we revealed our Rancher UI Extensions framework. Continuing this momentum, we are thrilled to announce the release of Rancher 2.8 and Rancher Prime 2.0.