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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 6K GitHub stars and 691 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to OpenEBS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses OpenEBS?

8 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OpenEBS.

OpenEBS Integrations

Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Red Hat OpenShift are some of the popular tools that integrate with OpenEBS. Here's a list of all 10 tools that integrate with OpenEBS.

Why developers like OpenEBS?

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

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.
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
Google Cloud Storage
Google Cloud Storage allows world-wide storing and retrieval of any amount of data and at any time. It provides a simple programming interface which enables developers to take advantage of Google's own reliable and fast networking infrastructure to perform data operations in a secure and cost effective manner. If expansion needs arise, developers can benefit from the scalability provided by Google's infrastructure.
Amazon EBS
Amazon EBS volumes are network-attached, and persist independently from the life of an instance. Amazon EBS provides highly available, highly reliable, predictable storage volumes that can be attached to a running Amazon EC2 instance and exposed as a device within the instance. Amazon EBS is particularly suited for applications that require a database, file system, or access to raw block level storage.
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OpenEBS's Followers
19 developers follow OpenEBS to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Bing Zhang
Jonathan Parker
DD Art
Unix Virtualization
Johny Koo
Murat Karslioglu
Philippe Theriault