SolidFire SDKs v1.4 – What’s new?

On May 25 the SolidFire Host Integrations team released version 1.4 of the SDK in three languages. Get more info or download them here: Java SDK Python SDK .NET SDK So – what’s new? This release supports SolidFire Element OS versions 7 through 9.1 Added new parameters to existing calls: AddDrives – forceDuringUpgrade AddNodes – … Read more

Self-Provisioning of Storage in Kubernetes, Without the Worry!

One of the most exciting paradigm shifts coming out of cloud-native platforms like Kubernetes is the idea that users should be able to consume the resources they need when they need them without having to get permission from anyone else. This helps break down a large barrier that has traditionally existed between the consumers of … Read more

Deploying Apache Spark on Kubernetes with S3 Support

Introduction In this post we will show how to deploy a “stateless” Apache Spark cluster on Kubernetes. Spark is a fast analytics engine designed for large-scale data processing. Furthermore, we will then run analytics queries against data sitting in S3, in our case StorageGRID Webscale. We use S3 as the data source/target because it is an elegant … Read more

How to Deploy Containerized MongoDB on Kubernetes, with NetApp

In this post we will show how to deploy a containerized MongoDB replica-set using StatefulSets on Kubernetes with NetApp Trident and underlying SolidFire or ONTAP storage. It is important to understand the concept of StatefulSets before we go further, if you do not yet know about StatefulSets you can go through this StatefulSet tutorial. MongoDB is no … Read more