A local volume mounts a local storage device to a pod, such as a disk, partition, or directory. This topic describes how to use local volumes.
For more information about the solution provided by Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK) to mount local volumes, see local.
|Does not support pod scheduling policies.||Supports pod scheduling policies.|
|Allows you to mount directories or files to pods.||Allows you to mount directories or storage devices to pods.|
|Supports the feature of automatically creating directories in host nodes.||Does not support the feature of automatically creating directories in host nodes.|
Use local volumes
apiVersion: v1 kind: PersistentVolume metadata: name: example-pv spec: capacity: storage: 100Gi volumeMode: Filesystem accessModes: - ReadWriteOnce persistentVolumeReclaimPolicy: Delete storageClassName: local-storage local: path: /mnt/disks/ssd1 nodeAffinity: required: nodeSelectorTerms: - matchExpressions: - key: kubernetes.io/hostname operator: In values: - example-node
local volumes can be only statically provisioned as PVs. Dynamic provisioning is not supported. The Kubernetes community provides a solution to dynamically provision local volumes as PVs. For more information about how to dynamically provision and manage local volumes, see sig-storage-local-static-provisioner.