Blue-Green, Canary, DR and Ransomware - MinIO Deployment and Update Strategies

Blue-Green, Canary, DR and Ransomware - MinIO Deployment and Update Strategies

Historically, system admins brought applications offline when deploying changes and updates, resulting in downtime. Engineers then scrambled to install, update config, validate and provide a go, no-go signal. If things didn't go as planned, there could be even more delays to bring the system live and serve traffic, potentially resulting in huge revenue loss. Now, continuous integration and continuous deployment

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Migrating MinIO Cluster Instances with Zero Downtime and Zero Data Loss

Migrating MinIO Cluster Instances with Zero Downtime and Zero Data Loss

With the advent of cloud computing, ephemeral compute instances have become ubiquitous. This introduces a whole set of challenges around managing the software, applying DevOps principles, addressing security vulnerabilities and ensuring automation. These are mission-critical in order to prevent data theft and service disruption. Addressing security vulnerabilities is particularly challenging as it frequently takes the form of updating and restarting

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Introducing DirectPV

Introducing DirectPV

DirectPV is a CSI driver for Direct Attached Storage. At the most basic level, it is a distributed persistent volume manager, and not a storage system like SAN or NAS. DirectPV is used to discover, format, mount, schedule and monitor drives across servers. Before we get into the architecture of DirectPV, let’s address why we needed to build it.

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How to Install and Configure Kubeflow with MinIO Operator

How to Install and Configure Kubeflow with MinIO Operator

Kubeflow is a modern solution to design, build and orchestrate Machine Learning pipelines using the latest and most popular frameworks. Out of the box, Kubeflow ships with MinIO inside to store all of its pipelines, artifacts and logs, however that MinIO is limited to a single PVC and thus cannot benefit from all the features a distributed MinIO brings to

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Simplifying Multi-Tenant Object Storage as a Service with Kubernetes and MinIO Operator

Simplifying Multi-Tenant Object Storage as a Service with Kubernetes and MinIO Operator

This post was updated on 1.12.22. Object storage as a service is the hottest concept in storage today. The reason is straightforward: object storage is the storage class of the cloud and the ability to provision it seamlessly to applications or developers makes it immensely valuable to enterprises of any size. The challenge is that object storage as

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