Evan Powell

Evan Powell
Founding CEO of a few companies including StackStorm (BRCD) and Nexenta — and CEO &Chairman of OpenEBS / MayaData. ML and DevOps and Python, oh my!
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OpenEBS 1.0 and the promise of Kubernetes Native Storage

In this short post, I’d like to share an entrepreneur’s perspective on what achieving OpenEBS 1.0 means, first in terms of the evolution of use cases, and...

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
6 min read

Lessons from KubeCon EU: Storage for K8S is an opportunity, not (just) a problem that needs fixing.

 

Storage for Kubernetes — Not a Problem, but an Opportunity

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
6 min read

KUBEMOVE: Avoiding the Tragedy of the Commons

Extending Kubernetes to Cross-Cluster Data Mobility

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
2 min read

Inspired by SCale17x: A Short History of Data Storage

 

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending SCale 17x in Pasadena, just outside Los Angeles. Whether it was Robert Treat’s excellent talk on logical...

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
7 min read

Beyond the Strip Mining v. OSS License Debate: the Rise of the Best

I had the privilege of attending the Keybanc Emerging Technology Summit this week in San Francisco as a member of their Mosaic group of technology experts....

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
7 min read

HA vs. DR and “Extra” HA for Your DB

 

Steps to prevent cascading failures.

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
11 min read

Running your own DBaaS based on preferred DBs, Kubernetes operators and containerized storage

 

Why would you want to do that?

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
9 min read

Performance Tuning, CAS, and OpenEBS

 

Now and again — actually almost every day — we get a question from the community or from our commercial users about performance.

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
6 min read

5 Non Obvious Trends in Cloud Native Data for 2019

 

Thanks for reading. Here I try to make 5 specific predictions that we can look back on in a year. Hopefully, along the ways, I leave some breadcrumbs that...

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
9 min read

vSAN vs. OpenEBS based MDAP

One of the most exciting things — at least to me — in evolutionary biology is the concept of parallel evolution — for instance, the Aloe and Agave plants.

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
8 min read
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