Cloud native storage for containerized workloads

What is OpenEBS?

OpenEBS allows you to treat your persistent workload containers, such as DBs on containers, just like other containers. OpenEBS itself is deployed as just another container on your host.

OpenEBS is a tool in the Cloud Storage category of a tech stack.

OpenEBS is an open source tool with 5.65K Github Stars and 617 Github Forks. Here’s a link to OpenEBS's open source repository on Github

OpenEBS integrates with

Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Kubernetes, Amazon VPC, and Rancher are some of the popular tools that integrate with OpenEBS. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with OpenEBS.

Why people like OpenEBS

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use OpenEBS.



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OpenEBS's Features

  • Open source
  • Block Storage
  • dynamic and static PV/PVC provisioning
  • CSI Support
  • raw block devices
  • snapshots
  • clones
  • thin-provisioning
  • volume grow
  • volume shrink
  • multiple file system choices
  • DR with S3 backup and restore
  • data persistency across nodes
  • synchronization of data across cloud availability zones
  • supported stacks includes OpenShift
  • Rancher
  • IBM Cloud Private
  • Kontena
  • Kublr
  • Giant Swarm
  • Loodse
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Google Cloud
  • Digital Ocean

OpenEBS's alternatives

  • Amazon S3 - Store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web
  • Google Cloud Storage - Durable and highly available object storage service
  • Amazon EBS - Block level storage volumes for use with Amazon EC2 instances.
  • Azure Storage - Reliable, economical cloud storage for data big and small
  • Minio - AWS S3 open source alternative written in Go

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