Konvoy, combined with Kommander, makes up the D2iQ Kubernetes Platform (DKP) which provides an out-of-the-box production-ready ecosystem with a complement of best-in-class applications to provide all the essential tools needed for day two operations.
Konvoy is the Kubernetes installer component of DKP that uses industry standard tools to produce a certified Kubernetes cluster under many cloud providers as well as on premises.
Kommander provides a command center and applications for all your cloud native management needs in public Information as a Service (IaaS), on-premises, and edge environments. Kommander provides a multi-tenant experience to secure, and configure Kubernetes clusters and cloud native workloads. Additionally, Kommander enables teams to unlock federation and cost management, across multiple clusters.
Features and functionality
Konvoy combines standard tools, developed by the Kubernetes community, to install CNCF-certified, high-availability Kubernetes on public clouds or internal on-prem networks.
Konvoy provisions the cluster infrastructure using the Cluster-API standard community developed tooling.
Core applications for networking and storage production-readiness
Konvoy installs and enables a default set of core applications to provide the most common features required to run the Kubernetes cluster in production, including the following:
- Calico (Network overlay)
- Container Storage Interface (CSI) drivers and configuration required for the specific infrastructure (default)
Konvoy offers the following key benefits:
- Provides a simple and flexible platform to build applications.
- Combines multiple industry standard tools into one convenient command to work with all your infrastructure needs.
- Reduces the time, expertise, cost, and resources required to build and deploy Kubernetes.