Understanding the Cloud Native Storage Landscape

Understanding the Cloud Native Storage Landscape by Alex Chircop

In this talk we will cover cloud native storage technologies and how they fit in orchestrated workloads. We will be covering topics including block stores, fileystems, object stores, key-value stores and databases, amongst others. The different architectural approaches and designs will be compared in terms of key attributes like availability, scalability, performance, data consistency, durability, fault tolerance, ease of development and operational complexity.

More info is available in the CNCF Storage Landscape Whitepaper which is available at the CNCF Storage SIG page: https://github.com/cncf/sig-storage

Alex is a founder and CTO of StorageOS, building software defined solutions for cloud native environments. Alex is also a co-chair of the CNCF Storage SIG. Before embarking on the startup adventure he spent over 25 years engineering infrastructure platforms for companies like Nomura and Goldman Sachs.

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