This is the documentation for the latest pre-production version of Velero. Both code and docs may be unstable, and these docs only a best-guess effort at being up to date or correct. See the latest version.
Velero (formerly Heptio Ark) gives you tools to back up and restore your Kubernetes cluster resources and persistent volumes. You can run Velero with a cloud provider or on-premises. Velero lets you:
Velero consists of:
This site is our documentation home with installation instructions, plus information about customizing Velero for your needs, architecture, extending Velero, contributing to Velero and more.
Please use the version selector at the top of the site to ensure you are using the appropriate documentation for your version of Velero.
If you are ready to jump in and test, add code, or help with documentation, follow the instructions on our Start contributing documentation for guidance on how to setup Velero for development.
See the list of releases to find out about feature changes.