logo-polaris-1Astra – Fully managed storage provisioning and data management for Kubernetes

Application-aware data
management built for Kubernetes

Astra offers stateful Kubernetes workloads a rich set of storage and application-aware data management services powered by NetApp’s trusted data protection technology.

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About

Astra is a fully managed application-aware data management service that manages, protects, and moves Kubernetes data-rich containerized workloads in both public clouds and on-premises. Astra enables data protection, disaster recovery, and migration for your Kubernetes workloads leveraging NetApp’s industry-leading data management technology for snapshots, backups, replication, and cloning.

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Use Astra in
3 simple steps
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    Register

    Register your K8s clusters with Astra.

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    Discover

    Astra automatically discovers your applications in K8s clusters.

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    Protect

    Snapshot, backup, restore, and clone your applications with just a few clicks!

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Build a cloud native operation with NetApp cloud data services

Astra is complemented with a suite of new cloud native services and solutions from NetApp that offer critical capabilities for Kubernetes application data lifecycle management. Important features include:

  • Migrate applications and data from one Kubernetes cluster to another
  • Easily clone an application from production to staging
  • Simplify protection with one click backup and restore
  • Actionable data protection status with simple data protection management
Use cases
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    Data protection with snapshots

    With Astra you can take application-aware snapshots for local data protection. If you accidentally delete or corrupt your data, you can revert your applications and associated data to a previously recorded snapshot within the same Kubernetes cluster.

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    Disaster recovery with remote backup

    With Astra you can take a full application-aware backup of your application and state which can be used to restore your application with its data to a different Kubernetes cluster in the same or a different region addressing your DR use-cases.

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    Application portability for cloud bursting and migration

    With Astra you can move an entire application along with its data from one Kubernetes cluster to another, no matter where the clusters are located.

Features

  • Simple and fully managed

    As a fully managed service Astra is always on and updated with the latest capabilities. It offers on-demand access that scales from the smallest applications to the largest enterprise workloads. Provides data portability with your choice of Kubernetes.

  • NetApp proven and trusted data protection technology

    Entrusted by the Fortune 1000 and leading cloud providers for mission critical data availability, performance and security, based on NetApp’s 25 years of data protection technology.

  • Rich set of application-aware data management services

    Easily backup and restore stateful Kubernetes applications. Migrate applications across clusters and clouds and create working application clones.

  • Automatic storage provisioning and storage class setup

    Tailored backups, app-consistent snapshots, and data encryption based on your desired protection configuration.

  • Consistent UI for application data management

    Unified console for data management operations and catalogue of any application running on any Kubernetes cluster.

  • Data protection management

    Clear visualization of data protection status, activity logs, and simple data protection management.