Types of PVs

OKD cluster supports the following persistent volume plug-ins:

  • AWS Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • Azure Disk
  • Azure File
  • Cinder
  • Fibre Channel
  • GCE Persistent Disk
  • HostPath
  • iSCSI
  • Local volume
  • NFS
  • OpenStack Manila
  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage
  • VMware vSphere


Generally, a persistent volume (PV) has a specific storage capacity. This is set by using the capacity attribute of the PV.

Currently, storage capacity is the only resource that can be set or requested. Future attributes may include IOPS, throughput, and so on.