Lifecycle of a volume managed by CSI Plugin

Container Storage Interfaces (CSI)

There is a multitude of choices for storage solutions (Amazon S3, Ceph, Google Cloud Storage, etc.) and combined with the choices of container orchestrators (Kubernetes, Apache Mesos, Docker Swarm, etc.) the permutations are endless. A Container Storage Interface (CSI) plugin is implemented by the storage providers (Amazon, Google, IBM) as an interface to provision and mount volumes for workloads when requested by container orchestrators. The CSI plugin provisions the volume, procures it from the node hosting the container, and mounts it to the requesting container....

May 31, 2023 · 6 min · Avnish