3 Things You Should Know About Docker Managed Volume Plugins

Plugins are now the recommended way to extend the capabilities of Docker. In fact, certification requires it. This post sheds light on what plugins are, […]

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Announcing: Anti-Gravity Release 3.1

Version 3.1 is hot off the CI/CD pipeline.  This update focused on storage operators and services providers: improved controls, increased efficiency and higher availability. We also updated all of […]

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Encrypted Container Backup and Restore with Volume Driver 4

The Blockbridge Docker Volume Driver version 4.0 is now available! This update adds native support for compressed and encrypted volume backup to any S3 compatible […]

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Hybrid Cloud Data Mobility & Security with OX

It’s easy to copy application binaries over long distances and to change DNS entries, but what about application state? How do you move data between your […]

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Announcing Anti-Gravity: EPS 3.0

Anti-Gravity is the 3rd generation of Blockbridge Elastic Storage. We’re introducing several new technologies that deliver on the promise of elastic block storage in public, […]

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Announcing End-to-End Encryption for Docker Volumes

If you’ve been following along with DockerCon2016, you probably heard the huge announcement regarding Docker security: they have integrated automated setup and management of Swarm […]

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Docker Volume Sense: Making Sense of Multi-host Environments

Migrating applications to container infrastructure requires new tools and thinking. As container infrastructure scales, so does management complexity. We know everyone loves to focus on […]

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Volume Driver Update: Swarm Support and Simple Scaling with Compose

We’ve updated the Blockbridge Volume Driver with new support for Docker Swarm. This update makes it simple to deploy and scale the volume driver in […]

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Simulator Update: Up and Running in Two Commands with Docker Compose

We’ve updated the Blockbridge Simulator with the latest software from our stable release branch. In this version, we’ve reduced resource requirements and fully automated setup […]

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Introducing iSCSI over TLS

Blockbridge is excited to announce the first generally available implementation of iSCSI over TLSv1.2. iSCSI-TLSv1.2 delivers a 290% increase in maximum throughput, 18% reduction in […]

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Improving Docker Security with Authenticated Volumes

Application containers are gaining traction in the IT community. However, at the last Container Summit in NYC, Dave Bartoletti of Forrester Research cited that 53% […]

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Multi-host Volumes Semantics with Docker 1.9

Multi-host Volumes
Blockbridge volumes work in both single and multi-host Docker environments. In this post we’ll describe how it all works and the key semantics that […]

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In Depth Look at Blockbridge Storage Profiles

In version 3.0 of the Blockbridge Volume Driver, we introduced Storage Profiles. This post goes into detail on what Storage Profiles are and how to […]

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Announcing Docker Volume Driver 3.0

The 3rd major release of the Blockbridge Docker Volume Driver!
Blockbridge consistently releases volume driver updates in support of new Docker functionality. Version 3.0 of the […]

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The Blockbridge Command Line Tools

We are pleased to announce general availability of the Blockbridge Command Line Tools. This set of tools communicates directly with the Blockbridge REST API. […]

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Running Blockbridge in Docker: Alive in 5!

This post provides a step-by-step guide for installing the Blockbridge simulator. The simulator makes it easy to try Elastic Programmable Storage (EPS) in a non-production […]

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Announcing Release 2.5.0

We are super duper excited to announce the 2.5.0 release of Blockbridge Elastic Programmable Storage! This release contains major improvements and new features throughout the […]

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A Scalable Web Services Demo using Docker Swarm, Compose and Blockbridge

AutoClone persistent volumes are perhaps the easiest way to distribute content, configuration and datasets to containers in a multi-host container environment. Why? Provisioning is fast, […]

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Announcing AutoClone: zero-copy data distribution for Docker

Efficient automated data distribution for containers

Containers are a great way to isolate application run-time dependencies and state from the host platform. They drastically simplify application […]

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Describe & Attach: the services approach to storage

Storage As A Service?

Blockbridge software allows you to build and consume storage “as a service”. In this model, storage resources and the fabrics that connect […]

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DropSafe: A New Protection Strategy for Ingest Systems

Recently, a customer approached us about an application with some seemingly impossible security requirements. They needed to protect sensitive data on ingest systems from tampering, […]

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A Closer Look at Docker Volume Plugins in Action

To say that people are excited about Docker is an understatement. After months of experience with it here at Blockbridge, we can understand why: it […]

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Announcing Native Support for Blockbridge in OpenStack Liberty

The upcoming Liberty release of OpenStack now includes native support for Blockbridge Elastic Programmable Storage. Blockbridge EPS is a complete software-defined storage stack that delivers […]

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Announcing Blockbridge STaaC Volume Plugin for Docker 1.8

Recent Docker releases have improved support for persistent volume management. With Docker 1.8, the Volume Plugin infrastructure moves from experimental to mainstream.

Volume Plugins allow Docker […]

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