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Version: 3.1

Portworx on Nomad


This document presents the Nomad method of installing a Portworx cluster. Please refer to the Portworx on Kubernetes page if you want to install Portworx on Kubernetes.

This section covers information on Portworx on Nomad.

Nomad is a scheduler and job orchestrator from HashiCorp for managing a cluster of machines and running applications on them. Nomad abstracts away machines and the location of applications and instead enables users to declare what they want to run and Nomad handles where they should run and how to run them. Portworx can run within Nomad and provide persistent volumes to other applications running on Nomad. This section describes how to deploy and consume Portworx within a Nomad cluster.

Portworx as a Nomad job

These sections explain how to install, upgrade, and uninstall Portworx using a Nomad job:

Operate and utilize Portworx on Nomad

Open Source

Nomad is an open source project developed by HashiCorp and a community of developers. CSI support for Nomad is still in active development with many open issues. Portworx participates in and encourages open source contributions to Nomad as well as the CSI spec.

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