Introducing SQL Server with Portworx and storage orchestration

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Stateful applications like databases need special considerations on K8s world. This is because data persistence is important and we need also something at the storage layer communicating with the container orchestrator to take advantage of its scheduling capabilities. For Stateful applications, StatefulSet may be only part of the solution because it primary focuses on the Pod availability and we have to rely on the application capabilities for data replication stuff. But StatefulSet doesn’t address that of the underlying storage at all. At the moment of this write-up, StatefulSet-based solutions for SQL Server such availability groups are not supported yet on production.

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