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Dec 16 2016   10:43PM GMT

persistent storage

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Tags:
Container
Docker
Object storage

Persistent storage is any data storage device that retains data after power to that device is shut off. It is also sometimes referred to as non-volatile storage. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“People realized that containers didn’t just have to last for seconds or minutes, but could last for hours or days because that’s the way people tend to work and they need persistent storage for that.” – Chris Evans

Learning Center
NexentaEdge DevOps goes gratis for Docker persistent storage
Nexenta Systems touts a free ‘container-converged’ Docker persistent storage platform to help development teams get started with containers.

Persistent storage for containers: What developers need to know
Is it possible to achieve persistent storage for containers? Yes, but it’s not automatic. Chris Tozzi explains what developers can do.

Docker persistent storage is the next frontier in containerization
Docker persistent storage is now available through partner plug-ins to help IT shops tackle the ‘scary part’ of containerizing traditional applications.

Docker storage: how to get persistent storage in Docker
Docker, by default, doesn’t come with persistent storage, which presents an issue to some workloads customers that want to run in containers – however, there are ways to achieve persistent storage.

Planning for storage volume in the containerized world
Storage volume plugins such as Flocker bridge the gap between container technology and enterprise data storage requirements.

Related Terms
nonvolatile storage
hard disk drive
solid-state drive
object storage
containerization

Related Tags
Data center storage
Storage and virtualization

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