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Welcome etcd to CNCF


Etcd is a distributed data store that is used for example by Kubernetes to store the state of a running cluster. The data stores key-value pairs across multiple machines so that failures of a single machine are handled.

Etcd has been written for distributed systems like Kubernetes as a fault-tolerant and reliable data base. Clients can easily watch certain keys and get notified when their values change which allows scaling to a large number of clients that can reconfigure themselves when a value changes.

So far etcd has been an independent project and got now added to the CNCF as an incubating project ! Congratulations, etcd team!

At SUSE we include etcd as an essential part of our Kubernetes distribution SUSE CaaS Platform.


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