OpenShift Container Storage 4: Introduction to Ceph

OpenShift Container Storage 4: Introduction to Ceph

This Blog will go through Ceph fundamental knowledge for a better understanding of the underlying storage solution used by Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage 4. > Note: This content is relevant to learning about the critical components of Ceph and how Ceph works. OpenShift Container Storage 4 uses Ceph in a prescribed manner for providing […]

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Introducing Multi-Cloud Object Gateway for OpenShift

Introducing Multi-Cloud Object Gateway for OpenShift

The Multi-Cloud Object Gateway is a new data federation service introduced in OpenShift Container Storage 4.2. The technology is based on the NooBaa project, which was acquired by Red Hat in November 2018, and open sourced recently. More information can be found here https://github.com/noobaa/noobaa-operator. The Multi-Cloud Object Gateway has an object interface with an S3 […]

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Introducing OpenShift Container Storage 4.2

Introducing OpenShift Container Storage 4.2

Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage is software-defined storage integrated with and optimized for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. OpenShift Container Storage 4.2 is built on Red Hat Ceph® Storage, Rook, and NooBaa to provide container native storage services that support block, file, and object services. For the initial 4.2 release, OpenShift Container Storage will be […]

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Trident + OpenShift: A NetApp + Red Hat solution to dynamically provision storage for OpenShift

Trident + OpenShift: A NetApp + Red Hat solution to dynamically provision storage for OpenShift

This is a guest post written by Bala Ramesh, Technical Marketing Engineer, NetApp Trident is an open-source storage provisioner for Kubernetes and Kubernetes-based container orchestrators such as Red Hat OpenShift. Trident v19.10 is optimized for OpenShift 4. The simplicity you can obtain by using Trident for dynamically creating PVCs, coupled with its production grade CSI […]

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A Survey on Storage

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Storage is a big part of any application design strategy, but containers throw something of a monkey wrench into the traditional storage models. You’ve likely noticed that Red Hat has a few dogs in the storage race, most notably Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage. We’re curious to see how much our readers care about this […]

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Software Defined Storage: The Next Killer App for Cloud

Software Defined Storage: The Next Killer App for Cloud

  It’s never going to be possible to completely disconnect software from hardware. Indeed, hardware development is having a bit of a rebirth as young developers rediscover things like the 6502, homebrew computing, and 8-bit assembly languages. If this keeps going, in 20 years developers will reminisce fondly and build hobby projects in early IoT […]

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Mounting CIFS Shares in OpenShift

Mounting CIFS Shares in OpenShift

Red Hat OpenShift 3.x supports the use of persistent storage for data that needs to be accessed beyond the lifespan of a container instance. Persistent storage is enabled through a variety of supported plug-ins, including Elastic Block Store (EBS) when operating on Amazon Web Services, Azure File/Disk on the Microsoft Cloud and iSCSI or NFS […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #50 – Listener Mailbag Questions

[Podcast] PodCTL #50 - Listener Mailbag Questions

As the community around PodCTL has grown (~8000 weekly listeners) we’ve constantly asked them to give us feedback on topics to discuss and areas where they want to learn. This week we discussed and answered a number of questions about big data and analytics, application deployments, routing security, and storage deployment models. The show will […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #47 – VM Admin vs Container Admin

[Podcast] PodCTL #47 - VM Admin vs Container Admin

This week, we were watching as fall trade show season got started and we noticed that one of the Container 101 sessions had a packed room. This led to a discussion about how many people were still at the 101 stages of container knowledge. TL;DR – it’s still a lot! So we thought it would […]

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