Red Hat Gluster Storage leads the charge on persistent storage for containers

Offers choice of deployment configurations for containerized applications By Irshad Raihan and Sayan Saha, Red Hat Storage One of the key reasons software-defined storage has risen to fame over the past decade is the multiple aspects of agility it offers. As we move into the era of application-centric IT, microservices, and containers, agility isn’t just […]

Thinking persistent storage for containers? Five reasons you need Red Hat Gluster Storage

By Irshad Raihan, Red Hat Storage In a recent post, we announced that Red Hat Gluster Storage is now available as a Docker image in the Red Hat container registry. This represents the second important step toward our vision of storage as a service, delivered and managed alongside applications deployed in containers. The first step […]

Why Software Defined Storage is set to disrupt the world of containers. And why you should care.

Containers have the potential to be hugely disruptive – they are about to impact almost every process and person within the data center. Container technology will also impact how we think about storage for applications and microservices. In turn, software defined storage will impact how storage is dynamically provisioned and managed for containerized applications.

Going public with Red Hat Ceph Storage 2.3

By Daniel Gilfix, Red Hat Storage You may not have heard a lot about Red Hat Ceph Storage lately, but that doesn’t mean the product hasn’t been active. News in conjunction with Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11 and 10, technology partners such as Rackspace and Micron, and customer adoption at places like Massachusetts Open Cloud, […]

Struggling to containerize stateful applications in the cloud? Here’s how.

The newest release of Red Hat’s Reference Architecture “OpenShift Container Platform 3.5 on Amazon Web Services” now incorporates container-native storage, a unique approach based on Red Hat Gluster Storage to avoid lock-in, enable stateful applications, and simplify those applications’ high availability. In the beginning, everything was so simple. Instead of going through the bureaucracy and […]

Cue the drumroll…Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.2 releases today

Faster metadata operations, deeper integration with OpenShift, smaller hardware footprint It’s here! Red Hat today announced the general availability of Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.2. Please join the live launch event at 12pm EDT today to hear from customers, partners, experts, and the thriving open source GlusterFS community. Can’t make it? No sweat. The content […]

Cloud native app developers delight: Container storage just got a whole lot easier!

The new Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform offers a rich user experience with dynamic provisioning of storage volumes, automation, and much more   By Michael Adam, Engineering Lead, Container Native Storage, and Sayan Saha, Head of Product, Red Hat Gluster Storage   Today, Red Hat announced general availability of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.4, […]

A happy new year with Red Hat Ceph Storage!

By Daniel Gilfix, Red Hat Storage Now that a somewhat tumultuous 2016 is in our rearview mirror, what better way to kick off the new year than with a couple of major endorsements for one of the key emerging businesses of the world’s leading provider of open source solutions? That’s right: Last week alone, over […]

Survey says….Complexity of persistent storage is as big as cost and scale combined

TechValidate recently ran a survey, commissioned by Red Hat, of more than 300 Red Hat customers in various stages of the container adoption journey. The results were consistent with our understanding of the container space. In fact, the pain points we’re looking to solve with the Red Hat container portfolio are much bigger roadblocks than […]

Five lessons you learned as a child that apply to your enterprise storage strategy

By Bianca Owens, Red Hat Storage Always share Open, software-defined storage is only possible through the collaboration between hundreds, even thousands, of contributors worldwide who join forces to tackle some of the trickiest challenges around enterprise storage. Innovation isn’t limited to a small group of product managers and engineers but is instead a continuum of […]

Software-defined storage explained on the back of a napkin

The demand for storage is headed only in one direction, and that’s up. The cost of enterprise storage is a mounting concern for CIOs as there is added pressure to retain more data due to factors such as regulatory compliance and big data analytics. Traditional, monolithic storage appliances are built on a scale-up model that […]

Container-native storage for next-generation applications

Last week, Red Hat announced the general availability of OpenShift Container Platform 3.3, which includes key updates to the developer experience, web console, cluster management, and enterprise container registry. Read more about the updates in this blog series or listen to the briefing by OpenShift Lead Architect, Clayton Coleman. Container-native storage for OpenShift Container Platform […]