Enterprises are increasingly adopting container runtimes and Kubernetes distributions, with stateful use cases. Infrastructure and operations leaders need to map their use cases and deployments preferences, and provide a decision framework for planning and enabling infrastructure delivery.
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- The growing adoption of Kubernetes is having a significant impact on the container ecosystem, how it interacts with storage infrastructure and the ways applications are being designed.
- In the past, containers were primarily deployed for stateless use cases; however, adoption in a wide range of stateful use cases is growing, as shown by the popularity of stateful apps in public cloud repositories.
- After a series of failures in the container-focused storage ecosystem, hope is increasing for standardization through the introduction of the Container Storage Interface, which is being promoted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
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Gartner, An I&O Leader’s Guide to Storage for Containerized Workloads, Julia Palmer, Arun Chandrasekaran, 29 January 2019.
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