For the past few years, I've been researching storage challenges for Kubernetes. This started with the foundational capability of dynamically provisioning persistent storage on IBM's block and file storage systems. My next major work focused on the backup/restore of persistent Kubernetes storage. This resulted in the industry first backup/restore product for containers and virtual machines. Currently I'm exploring container/Kubernetes native storage systems and storage management solutions for the hybrid cloud.
Prior to focusing on Kubernetes I worked on storage tiering, flash storage, distributed caching, log structured arrays, mainframe storage and RAID arrays, and storage software for IBM mainframes.