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

Velero 1.5: Auto volume backup with restic, DeleteItemAction plugins, Restore Hooks, and much more!
How to use CSI Volume Snapshotting with Velero
How to use CSI Volume Snapshotting with Velero
In the Velero 1.4 release, we introduced support for CSI snapshotting v1beta1 APIs. This post provides step-by-step instructions on setting up a CSI environment in Azure, installing Velero 1.4 with the velero-plugin-for-csi, and a demo of this feature in action.
Velero 1.4: Introducing Beta CSI Support, Backup Progress Tracking, and Much More!

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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Nolan Brubaker

Tech Lead

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Ashish Amarnath

Engineer

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Bridget McErlean

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Carlisia Campos

Engineer

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Tim Hinderliter

Engineering Manager

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Stephanie Bauman

Product Manager

Getting Started

To help you get started, see the documentation.