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StorageOS v2 puts ‘mini brains’ in Kubernetes storage volumes

May 4, 2020

StorageOS has announced general availability of version 2.0 of its persistent software-defined storage-in-containers for Kubernetes.

The big change that comes with version 2.0 is the distribution of intelligence to all volumes in a cluster, rather than being controlled centrally.

StorageOS is software-defined storage that is deployed in a Kubernetes cluster. It uses available storage capacity to create a pool of persistent storage volumes that can be made available to containers in Kubernetes as Persistent Volumes (PV). That brings with it self-service functionality as developers can specify the type of storage needed for their containers in Persistent Volume Claims (PVCs) that are matched to PVs.

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