Category: Blogs

Blog: Testing at StorageOS

At the beginning of 2019 StorageOS embarked on a significant development effort to build v2.0 […]

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Blog: StorageOS V2.0 Release

Over the past few months we’ve been hard at work on version 2.0 of StorageOS, […]

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Blog: StorageOS V2.0 Milestone Reached!

Today we are pleased to announce StorageOS V2.0! This marks a huge accomplishment for the […]

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Blog: 8 Questions from the Kubernetes Master Class on Deploying WordPress and MySQL without Data Loss

Recently my colleague Ferran Arau Castell (@FerranArau) presented a Kubernetes Master Class on deploying WordPress […]

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Blog: Kubernetes Storage for Cloud Native Workloads

When choosing the right Kubernetes storage system for a cloud native workload, it’s important to […]

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Storage for Kubernetes

Kubernetes is a portable, extensible, open-source platform for managing containerized workloads and services. It facilitates […]

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Cloud Native Storage: The Benchmarking Challenge

Understanding challenges and best practices when benchmarking cloud native storage solutions.    It’s natural to […]

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Composable Storage and Storage Aware Application Placement for Kubernetes

Kubernetes abstracts the underlying infrastructure platform by providing a declarative and composable format for deploying […]

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Blog: Data Locality for Stateful Workloads in Kubernetes

Data Locality is the newest feature from StorageOS that improves performance for workloads in Kubernetes. […]

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Understanding How StorageOS Works with Kubernetes

Everyone is in a different place in terms of the transition to containers. For me, […]

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Run Highly Available and Resilient Jenkins Masters with StorageOS

Jenkins is a popular open source CI/CD server. Due to its flexibility and extensibility it […]

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What does it mean for storage to be cloud native?

Especially for developers who haven’t had, until recently, to even think about storage, cloud native […]

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Running Stateful applications in Kubernetes

Most users start their journey to containers with stateless applications. They soon realize that stateful […]

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Understanding the Cloud Native Storage Landscape

This talk is covering cloud-native storage technologies and how they fit in orchestrated workloads. We […]

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6 Questions Answered from CNCF Webinar on Storage for Containerized Stateful Apps

Alex Chircop, co-chair of the CNCF Storage SIG answers six questions from the CNCF webinar […]

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Demo: Installing StorageOS on Rancher

Rancher is a complete software stack for teams adopting containers. It addresses the operational and […]

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Demo: Installing StorageOS on OpenShift 4

The Red Hat Certified StorageOS Operator allows one-click installation and on-going management of its cloud […]

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Why the CNCF Storage SIG wrote the Storage Landscape Whitepaper

The CNCF Storage SIG has authored the CNCF Storage Landscape Whitepaper to help end users […]

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StorageOS 1.2 Released!

We are pleased to announce the release of StorageOS 1.2, the latest version of our […]

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Using Software-Defined Storage for Better Applications

Software-defined storage is not a new concept, at least in the context of the computer […]

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The Stateless Fallacy: Why Containerized Apps Need Stateful Storage

When containers were first introduced as a way to package microservices, they were designed to […]

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How to Deploy StorageOS in an OpenShift Cluster [Video Demo]

If you plan to deploy databases, message busses, and other mission-critical stateful solutions, where rapid […]

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Storage Cluster Operator Now Available: Easily Install and Manage StorageOS in Kubernetes, OpenShift or Rancher

Deploying a software defined storage product across a cluster can be challenging. Among the myriad […]

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Why Orchestrated Storage for Containers?

To answer why orchestrated storage for containers effectively, we first have to answer two predecessor […]

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StorageOS – Cloud native, persistent storage for containers [Video]

Containers and cloud servers have revolutionized application deployment, but storage isn’t keeping up. Enterprises are […]

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StorageOS at KubeCon 2018

KubeCon Seattle is next week and cloud native storage will be a hot topic. Remember […]

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Cooking New Patterns with Storage for Containers

Separation of concerns is a fundamental pattern to those in the business of producing quality […]

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Cloud Native London June 2018 Roundup

Cloud Native London June 2018 is a wrap. Thanks to our sponsors who make these […]

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StorageOS Wrap of KubeCon and CloudNativeCon

The StorageOS team joined 4500 DevOps enthusiasts at KubeCon and CloudNativeCon Europe 2018 in the […]

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StorageOS Goes GA: Enterprise Persistent Container Storage

I am so pleased today to announce that StorageOS is now generally available. A cloud […]

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Cloud Native London April 2018 Roundup

Cloud Native London meetup was back on a dry and pleasant April evening with 219 […]

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Cloud Native London March 2018 Roundup

The March 2018 Cloud Native London Meetup featured an ‘Ask Me Anything’ panel discussion on […]

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StorageOS v0.10.0 Released with New GUI

I’m pleased to announce the release of StorageOS version 0.10.0. The latest beta version includes […]

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Persistent Storage for Containers: Stateful Apps in Docker

Containers have obviously changed the way we deploy apps to our infrastructure. We’ve gone from […]

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Using Helm Charts to Install StorageOS on a Kubernetes Cluster

Helm helps you manage Kubernetes applications by defining, installing, and upgrading your Kubernetes applications. With […]

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Cloud Native London February 2018 Roundup

For the first Cloud Native London Meetup of 2018, we had our busiest meetup yet, […]

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How StorageOS Stacks Up to Cloud Native Storage

Traditional storage solutions were designed to present storage to hypervisors or operating system instances, and […]

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Cloud Native London Meetup – December Roundup

The end to its inaugural year, we celebrated in style at the December Cloud Native […]

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What is Cloud Native Storage?

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) defines cloud native systems as having the following properties […]

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Container Gotchas – The Persistent Storage Problem

Most people have heard the mantra that containers should be immutable and infrastructure should be […]

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Cloud Native London November Roundup

Despite a definite chill in the London weather, the Cloud Native community turned out for […]

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Cloud Native Storage Patterns with Docker

Watch Alex Chircop as he discusses why there is no such thing as a stateless […]

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Interactive Tutorial: Sandbox Docker Cluster

Trying StorageOS is easy. Here you can try the first of five interactive tutorials providing […]

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Enterprise Adoption of Docker and Native Kubernetes Support at DockerCon EU 17

Two themes emerged from Docker’s keynotes: The increasing enterprise adoption of Docker for existing applications. […]

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Cloud Native Storage Patterns with Docker

Next week, join StorageOS CTO, Alex Chircop at DockerCon Europe 2017 as he discusses Cloud Native […]

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Practical Examples of Cloud Native: Meetup Roundup

On a greyish London evening, about a hundred Cloud Native enthusiasts gathered in the heart […]

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Cloud Native London, October 2017: Microservices and Services Meshes

Join us at Cloud Native London Meetup on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 6:30 PM […]

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Code, Collaboration and Community: Open Source Summit NA

The Linux Foundation brought open source software to Los Angeles with the newly minted Open […]

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StorageOS 0.8.1 Released

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of StorageOS 0.8.1. This release further simplifies […]

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StorageOS Platform Architecture Overview

Container technology and microservices solve many critical challenges, bridging the Dev/Ops divide and helping organizations […]

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GartnerCAT: Selecting a Storage Approach for Stateful Application Containers

If you’ve attended today’s session at Gartner Catalyst on Selecting a Storage Approach for Stateful […]

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containerd, K8s APIs and Keel at Cloud Native London

On 1 August 2017, I hosted another successful Cloud Native London meetup, with over a […]

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Contribute to StorageOS Documentation – Get $250

Like most startups, at StorageOS, we have a documentation dilemma. We are so focused on […]

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Launching Cloud Native London

As a CNCF ambassador, I kicked off the very first ever Cloud Native meetup in […]

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Kubernetes 1.7: Native StorageOS Volume Support

We are excited to announce that the release of Kubernetes 1.7 adds native support for […]

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StorageOS Vision for Cloud Native Storage for Today’s Modern IT

Storage is evolving. This evolution is based on the convergence of several strategies driving technology […]

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NATS: the good, gotchas and some awesome features

Over the last two years, I have used NATS extensively in many projects. In this […]

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Why Containers Miss a Major Mark: Solving Persistent Data in Docker

We know how to develop faster. We know how to release faster. Now we need […]

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The Cloud and Container Storage World is Changing

As StorageOS’s developer advocate, I help developers understand the latest trends in cloud computing and […]

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StorageOS is Docker Certified: Meet StorageOS at DockerCon17

We are excited to announce that StorageOS is Docker Certified! The Docker Certification Program is […]

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Surviving an AWS outage: Multi-Region Storage

On February 28 2017, Amazon’s S3 web-based storage service experienced widespread issues that caused disruption […]

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3 Use Cases for Persistent Container Storage

Ethan Banks, IT architect and cofounder of Packet Pushers said in an article on improving […]

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6 Problems with Container Technology

Everyone is talking about containers, yet there’s many people that don’t understand containers and even […]

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