Backup and migrate Kubernetes resources and persistent volumes

Velero is an open source tool to safely backup and restore, perform disaster recovery, and migrate Kubernetes cluster resources and persistent volumes.

Disaster Recovery
Disaster Recovery

Reduces time to recovery in case of infrastructure loss, data corruption, and/or service outages.

Data Migration
Data Migration

Enables cluster portability by easily migrating Kubernetes resources from one cluster to another​.

Data Protection
Data Protection

Offers key data protection features such as scheduled backups, retention schedules, and pre or post-backup hooks for custom actions.

Introduction to Velero

Learn about Velero and how to protect your Kubernetes resources and volumes.

How Do You Use Velero?

See how Velero is helping others and tell the world how you use Velero.

Features

Back up Clusters
Back up Clusters

Backup your Kubernetes resources and volumes for an entire cluster, or part of a cluster by using namespaces or label selectors.

Schedule Backups
Schedule Backups

Set schedules to automatically kickoff backups at recurring intervals.

Backup Hooks
Backup Hooks

Configure pre and post-backup hooks to perform custom operations before and after Velero backups.

Blog Highlights

Announcing Velero 1.1: Improved restic Support and More Visibility
Velero 1.0 Has Arrived: Delivering Enhanced Stability, Usability and Extensibility Features
Velero is an Open Source Tool to Back up and Migrate Kubernetes Clusters

The Velero Team

Velero is released as open source software and provides community support through our GitHub project page. If you encounter an issue or have a question, feel free to reach out on the GitHub issues page for Velero.

The Velero project team welcomes contributions from the community, please see our contributing documentation.

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Steve Kriss

Tech Lead

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Carlisia Campos

Engineer

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Nolan Brubaker

Engineer

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Tim Hinderliter

Engineering Manager

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Tom Spoonemore

Project Manager

Getting Started

To help you get started, see the documentation.