Adoption of Kubernetes into data centers or cloud has been remarkable since it was released in 2014. As an orchestrator of lightweight application containers, Kubernetes has emerged to handle and schedule diverse IT workloads, from virtualized network functions to AI/ML and GPU hardware resources.
Application modernization is the refactoring, re-purposing or consolidation of legacy software programming to align it more closely with current business needs. View our infoblog on Application Modernization
Kubernetes has enabled applications to be cloud native, but application storage has not been enabled with cloud native features from the start. Rook bridges that big gap by making storage cloud native in conjunction with Ceph and other storage systems.