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2:40-3:15pm PT

Longhorn: a Cloud Native Approach to Distributed Storage

When it comes to cloud-native and container-ready storage, most industry discussions focus on how to make existing storage systems work with Kubernetes. But containers themselves can enable more elegant solutions. In Project Longhorn, a microservices-based cloud-native block storage solution, Kubernetes are an integral part of the system, enabling lower complexity and better availability. Sheng Yang will present how Longhorn utilize Kubernetes to implement a distributed block storage system.

Sheng Yang

Sheng Yang currently leads Project Longhorn, Rancher's open source microservices-based, distributed block storage solution. He is also the author of Convoy, an open source persistent storage solution for Docker. Before Rancher Labs, he joined Citrix through the Cloud.com acquisition, where he worked on CloudStack project and CloudPlatform product.