Rook with Travis Nielsen

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About this Episode

Eric Anderson (@ericmander) and Travis Nielsen (@STravisNielsen) talk about Rook, the open-source storage orchestrator for Kubernetes. Travis is a Senior Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, and maintainer of Rook. Join us to dive deep into the story of Rook, from Microsoft, to Quantum, to Red Hat.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Ceph + Kubernetes = Rook
  • The difficulty and importance of a stable storage solution for stateless applications
  • How Rook leverages Kubernetes CRDs
  • Why the Rook team decided to work with the CNCF
  • Red Hat’s philosophy and approach to open-source


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