Current State of Storage in the Container World

Presented by

Eric Forgette, Technical Director, Nimble Storage, Chad Hintz, SNIA-ESF Board, Cisco

About this talk

The first wave of adoption of container technology was focused on micro services and ephemeral workloads. The next wave of adoption won’t be possible without persistent, shared storage. This webcast will provide an overview of Docker containers and the inherent challenge of persistence when containerizing traditional enterprise applications. We will then examine the different storage solutions available for solving these challenges and provide the pros and cons of each. In this webcast we will cover •Overview of Containers ◦Quick history, where we are now ◦Virtual machines vs. Containers ◦How Docker containers work ◦Why containers are compelling for customers ◦Challenges ◦Storage •Storage Options for Containers ◦NAS vs. SAN ◦Persistent and non-persistent •Future Considerations ◦Opportunities for future work This webcast should appeal to those interested in understanding the basics of containers and how it relates to the storage used with containers. After you watch the webcast, check out the Q&A blog http://sniaesfblog.org/?p=580

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