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Cloud native storage for containerized workloads
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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 8.6K GitHub stars and 926 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to OpenEBS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses OpenEBS?

4 companies reportedly use OpenEBS in their tech stacks, including Alibaba Travels, MayaData, and software-engineer.

23 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OpenEBS.

OpenEBS Integrations

Kubernetes, Amazon S3, Amazon EC2, Grafana, and Prometheus are some of the popular tools that integrate with OpenEBS. Here's a list of all 10 tools that integrate with OpenEBS.
Pros of OpenEBS
Great support on Slack
Open source
Easy to use
Container attached storage
In user space
Cloud native storage
Large community
Everything in OpenEBS is a Kubernetes CR
CNCF Project

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 Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OpenEBS?
In computing,It is a free-software storage platform, implements object storage on a single distributed computer cluster, and provides interfaces for object-, block- and file-level storage.
It is the cloud native storage company that enterprises depend on to reduce the cost and complexity of rapidly deploying containerized applications across multiple clouds and on-prem environments.
It is an open source cloud-native storage orchestrator for Kubernetes, providing the platform, framework, and support for a diverse set of storage solutions to natively integrate with cloud-native environments.
Minio is an object storage server compatible with Amazon S3 and licensed under Apache 2.0 License
Amazon S3
Amazon Simple Storage Service provides a fully redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web
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OpenEBS's Followers
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