CoreOS Launches a Kubernetes-Friendly Storage System: Torus


Continuing to innovate at a rapid clip within the container orchestration space,CoreOS has launched an open source project aimed to give Kubernetes users a proper storage system to work with their pods.

The goal behind Torus is to provide scalable storage to container clusters orchestrated by Kubernetes.

“We’ve heard from Kubernetes users that working with existing storage systems can be difficult,” said Wei Dang, CoreOS head of product, in an interview with TNS. “We made it really easy to run Torus. It runs within a container and can be deployed with Kubernetes. It provides a single distributed storage cluster to manage microservices workloads.”

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