Rancher’s Longhorn Project Brings Distributed Storage to Kubernetes

Rancher is expanding the scope of its Longhorn Project by extending the distributed storage platform to support all available Kubernetes clusters, as the open source software firm continues to bet on Kubernetes continued massive-scale adoption. Rancher began Project Longhorn after Rancher began to offer persistent storage for its open source container management platform over a year ago. The underlying concept consists of developing a platform that offers distributed block storage for otherwise stateless microservices running on cloud and container deployments. The ability of Ranchers Longhorn to offer distributed storage to run on Kubernetes is an obvious next step, says Sheng Liang, co-founder and CEO at Rancher Labs. Kubernetes is everywhere. Every cloud services provider supports it, Liang says. What we are saying now is that even a storage infrastructure can be deployed on Kubernetes.

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