Release Notes

What's New

CAPE includes the following new features:

Cluster

  • Configuration of cluster using the Kubernetes cluster setup wizard
  • Installation of Biqmind components using Biqmind CAPE user interface
    • BiqOperator — The main control plane that acts as an orchestrator connecting different clusters (host & child clusters) from different cloud service providers with Kubernetes Engine. It consist the following components -
    • Kubernetes Backup
    • Kubernetes Restore
    • Multi-cluster Deployer
    • BiqVeleroOperator — to manage backup and restoration of cluster components (pv, pvc, deployments, etc.) to aid in disaster recovery.
  • Federation enables you to federate multiple Kubernetes clusters for resources distribution, service discovery, high availability etc across multiple clusters.

Backup and Restore

  • Creation of backup location
  • Creation of one-time cluster backup or scheduling a recurring cluster backup
  • Selection of backing up either of application, data or both
  • Restoration of cluster backup

Multi-Application Deployment

  • CAPE control plane to federate clusters, manage application and services​
  • Use Kubernetes manifest for multi-cluster application deployment

Supported Cloud Environments

  • Amazon EC2
  • Amazon EKS
  • Azure AKS
  • DigitalOcean
  • Google GKE
  • vSphere
  • Edge

Role Based Access Control (RBAC)

  • Enables admin to control user access and onboard users to and from the system.

Fixed in Version

None in this release

Known Limitations

Only support creating backup on multi-cluster on the same cloud service provider. Backups cannot be supported on hybrid cloud providers.