Managing Storage in Kubernetes

Linux Academy

This temporary nature would have us assume that storage would be difficult to manage. Kubernetes allows you to natively create and manage storage decoupled from pods. In order to provide storage to our pods, we have to place the disk in the same region as our cluster.

Kubernetes Storage: Dynamic Volumes and the Container Storage Interface

The New Stack

In this two-part article, Platform 9 Kubernetes engineer Jay Vyas introduces the key concepts and components in the Kubernetes storage architecture, to build up a conceptual storage model which is technology agnostic. Part 1: Kubernetes Storage Deep-Dive: . Cold storage.

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Managing Storage in Kubernetes

Linux Academy

This temporary nature would have us assume that storage would be difficult to manage. Kubernetes allows you to natively create and manage storage decoupled from pods. In order to provide storage to our pods, we have to place the disk in the same region as our cluster.

Transparent Hierarchical Storage Management with Apache Kudu and Impala

Cloudera Engineering

When picking a storage option for an application it is common to pick a single storage option which has the most applicable features to your use case. For that reason, there is a need for a solution that allows you to leverage the best features of multiple storage options.

Benchmarking Ozone: Cloudera’s next-generation Storage for CDP

Cloudera Engineering

This article compares the performance of Ozone with HDFS, the de-facto big data file system. . True to the current industry need for separation of compute and storage, which enables dense storage nodes and elastic compute, we run these tests with the datanodes and node managers segregated.

Dell EMC Maintains ‘Commanding Market Share Lead’ in HPC Storage

Dell EMC

A new report from Intersect360 Research says Dell EMC maintains a commanding market share lead in high-performance storage and is also the leader in total HPC solutions revenue. 1] “The HPC storage category grew to approximately $5.7

The Current State of the State for Cloud Native Storage

The New Stack

Last week at KubeCon+CloudNativeCon North America 2019, the co-hosted Cloud Native Storage Day provides an update on the current state of the cloud native storage ecosystem. It took a good two years for Amazon to launch Elastic Block Storage (EBS) as the storage layer for EC2.

The Acceleration of Data and Data Storage Trends

DevOps.com

Increasing demands for size, speed, performance and reliance have propelled the data market forward at a faster rate than could have ever been anticipated, and new technologies are making some dreams for data a reality. There’s never been a more exciting time for data.

Managing Storage in Kubernetes

Linux Academy

This temporary nature would have us assume that storage would be difficult to manage. Kubernetes allows you to natively create and manage storage decoupled from pods. In order to provide storage to our pods, we have to place the disk in the same region as our cluster.

Will Flash Penetrate Secondary Storage Environments?

IDC

When the first All-Flash Arrays (AFAs) were introduced back in 2011, many enterprises, analysts and established enterprise storage vendors felt that these types of systems would be too expensive for widespread use in the enterprise. Increased device density drops the $/GB cost of that storage.

Breaking Up and Making Up: Composable Persistent Storage for Kubernetes

DevOps.com

Kubernetes defines applications in a container model for deployment and delivers most of the software-as-a-service features of virtualized infrastructure at a lower cost and with less performance degradation.

Flash Storage has the Power to Boost All-Round Business Performance

Dell EMC

Discover how to promote the benefits of Flash storage – and help your customers achieve better results faster. In the second of a series of blogs inspired by influential research published by industry analyst ESG, we look at how Flash storage has the ability to accelerate IT Transformation.

Enterprise Storage Providers Address Cloud Native Operations

The New Stack

This article is part of a multipart series on cloud native storage. The enterprise world is certainly ready for cloud native storage. Therefore, there’s little surprise that storage is maturing in order to embrace these demands. Cloud Native Storage

The Growing Demand for Object Storage

Hu's Place - HitachiVantara

There has been a growing buzz from analysts and thought leaders on the growing role of object storage in the data center. The All Flash G Series Access node for HCP has unlocked new uses for object storage. Some jobs were able to achieve 1200% performance improvement!

Your Own Personal WiFi Storage

Coding Horror

As received, the device has firmware 2.000.022 and you'll definitely want to upgrade to the latest firmware right away: Make sure a small USB storage device is attached – it needs local scratch disk space to upgrade. Storage.

Storage Capacity is More of a Concern Than Performance

Hu's Place - HitachiVantara

Enterprise Storage Forum recently published their 2018 Storage Trends survey which made some interesting observations. The biggest challenges for IT and business leaders with operating their current storage infrastructure were aging equipment and lack of storage capacity.

Cloud Storage Services for Cloud Native Applications

The New Stack

This article is part of a multipart series on cloud native storage. Cloud storage is vital to the work of cloud native applications, so choosing from a large portfolio of cloud services can be difficult. Third-party SD-WAN providers are also part of the hybrid cloud storage ecosystem.

Simplify Storage for Kubernetes with Rook and Ceph

The New Stack

Sagar Nangare is technology blogger, focusing on data center technologies (Networking, Telecom, Cloud, Storage) and emerging domains like Edge Computing, IoT, Machine Learning, AI). It is a storage orchestrator for cloud-native environments. Cloud Native Kubernetes Storage Contributed

Performance comparison of different file formats and storage engines in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem

Cloudera Engineering

This post presents a performance comparison of few popular data formats and storage engines available in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem: Apache Avro , Read more.

Boost Performance and Capacity of SC Series Storage with Free SCOS Upgrade

Dell EMC

Boost Performance and Capacity of SC Storage with Free OS Upgrade Every IT customer wants maximum value from their storage infrastructure at the lowest cost at the time of purchase and over the full lifespan of the product. Most storage products become slower and overburdened over time, use obsolete technology, and require a short-term replacement. Data Center News Storage Innovation

Why Data Cloud Storage Improves Business Performance

Strategy Driven

Here are a few reasons why cloud storage supports business performance. Scalable Storage as Needed. Growing businesses need ever-increasing amounts of storage. You just finished reading Why Data Cloud Storage Improves Business Performance !

Tutorial: Dynamic Provisioning of Persistent Storage in Kubernetes with MiniKube

The New Stack

In the previous article , Platform9 Kubernetes engineer Jay Vyas deep-dived into the constructs of Kubernetes storage, and what the different types of storage are good for. We discussed dynamic provisioning, Storage Classes and CSI external storage.

The 5G Requirement for Data Storage

Hu's Place - HitachiVantara

It will make it possible for surgeons to perform remote life-saving surgeries over 5G networks 5G is expected to enable billions of connected devices powering IoT. This requires two types of storage systems, one for the edge and one for the backend repositories.

Performance Tune Nextcloud with Caching

The New Stack

But for larger companies, looking to get as much performance as possible, Nextcloud might need a bit of tweaking out of the box. As you probably already know, caching increases performance by storing frequently-requested objects in memory. Cloud Services Storage Tutorial

Senwes uses INFINIDAT storage to improve reliability and performance

Infinidat

Senwes, the South African agriculture firm, has begun using an enterprise data storage array provided by INFINIDAT. The storage solution promises to deliver faster-than-all-flash performance, high availability and multi-petabyte scale capacity.

New Study: Evaluating Apache HBase Performance on Modern Storage Media

Cloudera Engineering

For the first time, this new study by Intel software engineers analyzes the performance impact of using Apache HBase on various modern storage technologies. As more “fast” storage technologies (such as SSD and NVMe SSD) emerge, organizations with big data use cases want to make better use of them to achieve better throughput and latency. The post New Study: Evaluating Apache HBase Performance on Modern Storage Media appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog.

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The New Metrics of Object Storage

The New Stack

As a general rule, when people think about object storage they think about one thing — the price per TB/GB. Though a legitimate cost metric, it has the effect of making object storage one-dimensional and relegates it to archival use cases. Performance. Data Storage Contributed

How Storage Software Layers Facilitate Cloud Native Development

The New Stack

This article is the first of a multipart series on cloud native storage. You need storage — every function needs to be able to access some kind of storage. When apps fail, it’s often the storage causing problems,” explains Irshad Raihan , director of product marketing at Red Hat.

Storage Center OS 7.3 Brings Big Performance Boost to SC Series Arrays

Dell EMC

Dell EMC just released for general availability the latest in beef-up and bulk-out SC Series storage performance. There are several new enhancements that come with the Storage Center OS (SCOS) 7.3 News Storage Data Center InnovationThis new firmware release doubles the maximum IOPS achievable across every array model. 1 That, by itself, is great news. But it gets better — if you already have an SC Series array 2, you get all this goodness at no cost.

Improve Your Application Performance with Garbage Collection Optimization

OverOps

Application performance is on the forefront of our minds, and Garbage Collection optimization is a good place to make small, but meaningful advancements. GC Performance Concerns. Eventually, the JVM will be running repeated Stop the World events causing major performance concerns.

Cloud Storage Cost Comparison: AWS vs. Azure vs. Google

ParkMyCloud

Today, we’ll take a brief look at cloud storage cost comparison from the three major cloud service providers. Cloud service providers offer many different cloud pricing points depending on your compute, storage, database, analytics, application and deployment requirements. Blob Storage.

Easy Object Storage with InfiniBox

Infinidat

Easy Object Storage with InfiniBox. And for those of us living in the storage world, an object is anything that can be stored and retrieved later. More and more often we’re finding Infinibox deployed behind 3rd party object storage solutions. Drew Schlussel.

Demystifying Spark Jobs to Optimize for Cost and Performance

Cloudera Engineering

The memory metrics group shows how memory was allocated and used for various purposes (off-heap, storage, execution etc.) We can reduce the memory allocation and use the savings to acquire more executors, thereby improving the performance while maintaining or decreasing the spend. Another 35% was spent reading inputs from cloud storage. These issues are worth investigating in order to improve the query performance.

4 Signs Your Business Needs a Storage Service

Strategy Driven

This is why renting a commercial storage unit for your business can offer an affordable and furnished shelving space to meet with their space requirements, seasonal or long-term. With an industrial storage unit, you can reduce the cost of space you need by not having to pay high rentals.

What storage specialists REALLY want?

Infinidat

What storage specialists REALLY want? Storage specialists really care about their challenges, not their vendors’ products. Source: Enterprise Storage Forum. So what does this have to do with storage? Lack of Storage Capacity. reasonat. Wed, 09/18/2019 - 2:53am.

Why Cloud Native Storage Requires Tightly-Coupled Containers and Microservices

The New Stack

patents and patents-pending in the areas of computer systems, distributed storage, data deduplication and encryption. Storage and Data Management. Rethinking Storage Architecture. The Linux Foundation sponsored this post. Nir Peleg.

New Dell EMC PowerVault ME4 Series Makes Storage Simple, Fast and Affordable for SMB Customers

Dell EMC

Customers need solutions that truly offer the best mix of price/performance for business workloads. That’s why the debut of our next generation entry-level PowerVault ME4 Series storage array family is great news for SMB customers. For the Entry Storage segment these workloads range.

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