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Kubernetes Backup and Disaster Recovery using Rook 1.4 and Ceph CSI 3.0

Kubernetes Backup and Disaster Recovery using Rook 1.4 and Ceph CSI 3.0

In one of our previous blog posts, we showed how the Kubernetes-native K10 data management platform can be used to backup and recover stateful applications that are deployed on Kubernetes using Rook-Ceph storage.   Since then, Rook v1.4 has been released and this recent release comes with Ceph CSI v3.0. The Ceph CSI release has a large number of new features but, most importantly, it includes Beta API support for persistent volume snapshots. This API upgrade (from the previously experimental Alpha) is needed to run Ceph effectively with modern Kubernetes releases (v1.17+) and recent versions of Red Hat OpenShift (v4.5+). Read more →
Backup and Disaster Recovery for Rook+Ceph with Kasten K10

Backup and Disaster Recovery for Rook+Ceph with Kasten K10

With the increasing growth of stateful applications in Kubernetes, we have also seen the rapid growth in the usage of Ceph to provide storage to cloud-native applications. More often than not, we see Ceph clusters being predominantly deployed via the Rook cloud-native storage orchestrator. In fact even Red Hat, with their release of OpenShift 4, has moved their OpenShift Container Storage (OCS) platform to Rook+Ceph. Read more →