Why traditional storage doesn’t cut it in the new world of containers

By Steve Bohac, Red Hat Storage Persistent storage for containers is a hot topic these days. While containers do a great job of storing application logic, they do not offer a built-in solution for storing application data across the lifecycle of containers. Ephemeral (or local) storage is not enough–Stateful applications require that the container data […]

OpenShift Container Platform 3.6: Streamlined installation and configuration of Red Hat Gluster Storage for containers

By Erin Boyd, Jose Rivera, and Scott Creeley, Red Hat Did you ever get a new, exciting toy only to have that excitement squashed by the phrase “Batteries not included”? With the introduction of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.6, no longer will customers have to wait or jump extra hurdles to get resilient, persistent storage […]

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.

Red Hat Ceph Storage 3: Featuring CephFS and iSCSI support and containerized storage daemons

By Douglas Fuller, Red Hat Ceph Storage Engineering If you missed last week’s huge announcement about Red Hat Ceph Storage 3, you can find details here. To quickly get you up to speed, though, the big news in this release is around enabling a large variety of storage needs in OpenStack, easing migration from legacy […]

Container-native storage for the OpenShift masses

By Daniel Messer, Red Hat Storage   Red Hat Container-Native Storage 3.6, released today, reaches a new level of storage capabilities on the OpenShift Container Platform. Container-native storage can now be used for all the key infrastructure pieces of OpenShift: the registry, logging, and metrics services. The latter two services come courtesy of the new […]

Storage for RHV and OCP: Two Glusters on one platform

Architecture is an interesting discipline. There are whitepapers and best practices and reference architectures to offer pristine views of what your perfect deployment should look like. And then there are budgets and timelines and business requirements to derail all of that. It’s what makes this job so interesting and challenging—hacking together the best pieces of […]

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, […]