Article: Kasten intros open source benchmark for K8s storage

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Kasten intros open source benchmark for K8s storage

Veeam’s Kasten unit has announced the open source Kubestr storage benchmark  project for Kubernetes.

Michael Cade, senior technologist at Kasten, explains: “Kubestr offers a simple, easy way to make informed storage decisions, validate storage configurations, including the ability to leverage storage snapshots for data management, and perform benchmarking to ensure your application has the necessary performance and speed.”.

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Article: Mayastor is fastest open source storage, Intel says. So where are the numbers?

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Mayastor is fastest open source storage, Intel says. So where are the numbers?

Intel declares “OpenEBS Mayastor is the fastest open source storage for Kubernetes,” but the documentation lacks any details that could allow comparison with other Kubernetes storage products suchs open source Ceph and Gluster or proprietary Portworx and StorageOS.

Mayastor, like Portworx, is an example of container-attached storage (CAS). The idea behind container-attached storage is that the storage controllers are orchestrated by Kubernetes – just like it orchestrates containers – as opposed to via a link to an external array.

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