RESEARCH PAPER: Storage For Container Deployments

By Patrick Moorhead, Steve McDowell - January 9, 2020

Containers provide a nearly unparalleled ability to efficiently deploy and manage application workloads and give enterprises the tools required to quickly, safely and easily deploy workloads across multi-site, multi-cloud infrastructure. Built on a foundation of simplicity, isolation and efficient resource sharing, they have become an indispensable tool for IT administrators and DevOps practitioners.

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Table Of Contents:

  • Containers In The Enterprise
  • Container Architecture
  • Storage & Containers
  • Developing A Container Storage Strategy
  • Concluding Thoughts
  • Figure 1: Container Configuration Diagram
  • Figure 2: OpenShift Kubernetes Architecture
  • Figure 3: Kubernetes Storage Diagram

Companies Cited:

  • IBM
  • Red Hat
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Patrick founded the firm based on his real-world world technology experiences with the understanding of what he wasn’t getting from analysts and consultants. Ten years later, Patrick is ranked #1 among technology industry analysts in terms of “power” (ARInsights)  in “press citations” (Apollo Research). Moorhead is a contributor at Forbes and frequently appears on CNBC. He is a broad-based analyst covering a wide variety of topics including the cloud, enterprise SaaS, collaboration, client computing, and semiconductors. He has 30 years of experience including 15 years of executive experience at high tech companies (NCR, AT&T, Compaq, now HP, and AMD) leading strategy, product management, product marketing, and corporate marketing, including three industry board appointments.

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