Containers and Microservices Spark a Search for Better File SystemsOct 06, 2017, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Swapnil Bhartiya)
File systems usually stay low, both at the operating system level and in tech discussions. Red Hat’s recent deprecation of the Btrfs file system from its platform ignited some interest in the role of file systems in containerized environments.
As Linux distributions container-based operations microservices, they come across new file-system related challenges. Linux vendors, including Red Hat, SUSE and Canonical, are major players in the container space.