Persistent Storage with Longhorn

Longhorn is an official CNCF project that delivers a powerful cloud-native distributed storage platform for Kubernetes that can run anywhere. When combined with Rancher, Longhorn makes the deployment of highly available persistent block storage in your Kubernetes environment easy, fast and reliable.

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Simplify Your Kubernetes Storage

Storage shouldn’t be complicated, and with Longhorn it’s not. Longhorn gives your teams a reliable, simple and easy-to-operate storage solution. Deployed with a single click from the Rancher application catalog, it provides a you with the ability to secure, provision and back up your storage across any Kubernetes cluster.

Why Longhorn and Rancher?

A CNCF Sandbox Project

Originally a Rancher project, Longhorn was donated to the CNCF in 2017 as a sign of Rancher’s commitment to the open source community

Intuitive Dashboard

Longhorn comes with a free GUI dashboard that is authenticated when Longhorn is downloaded via the Rancher catalog.

Easy 1-Click Deployment

Installation of Longhorn with Rancher is easy via the Rancher catalog.

Disaster Recovery Made Easy

Easily set secure policies and create your backup volumes and clusters with Longhorn and Rancher.

Infrastructure Agnostic

Wherever your Kubernetes clusters are hosted, Longhorn can support it. Longhorn gives you easy operation on everything from bare metal to the cloud.

Enterprise Support

Options for 24/7 enterprise support are available from Rancher Labs when Longhorn is used in conjunction with Rancher.

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Dive into the technical details of Longhorn

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Connect with the Rancher and Longhorn community

Get Support

24x7 technical help is on hand for Longhorn and Rancher

Contribute to Longhorn

Join the GitHub community and contribute to the open-source project

Connect via Slack

Connect with fellow Longhorn users via the Rancher Users Slack

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