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Tuesday, November 19 • 11:50am - 12:25pm
Building Blocks: How Raw Block PVs Changed the Way We Look at Storage - Jose A. Rivera & Rohan Gupta, Red Hat

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Raw block PersistentVolumes (PVs) allow applications to consume storage in a new way. In particular, Rook-Ceph now makes use of them to provide the backing store for its clustered storage in a more Kubernetes-like fashion and with improved security. Now we can rethink the notion of how we structure our storage clusters, moving the focus away from static nodes and basing them on more dynamic, resilient devices.

This talk will go over how we incorporated raw block PVs, how the operator manages them, and how we can now define storage cluster. It will also include a demo of the resiliency of these new types of devices. By the end of the talk, you'll not only know how to use raw block PVs but also why and when to use them.

Speakers
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Jose A. Rivera

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
Jose Rivera is a Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat. He's worked in and around storage for over 10 years, with experiences spanning across multiple networked and software-defined storage projects such as Samba (SMB) and GlusterFS. Currently he works on OpenShift Container Storage... Read More →
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Rohan Gupta

Associate Software Engineer, Red Hat
Rohan Gupta is an Associate Software Engineer at Red Hat. He graduated with a Computer Science degree in 2018. He participated in Google Summer of Code 2018 with CNCF and worked on adding NFS operator in Rook. He Joined Red Hat as an intern and was converted into a full time employee... Read More →



Tuesday November 19, 2019 11:50am - 12:25pm
Room 1AB - San Diego Convention Center Upper Level