etcd: Current status and future roadmap

In this blog post, we’ll review some of the milestones achieved in latest etcd releases, and go over the future roadmap for etcd. Share your thoughts and feedback on features you consider important on the mailing list: In June 2014, Kubernetes was released with etcd as a backing storage for all master states. Kubernetes v0.4 used etcd v0.2 API, which was in an alpha stage at the time. As Kubernetes reached the v1.
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CNCF to Host etcd

Today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) voted to accept etcd as an incubation-level hosted project from KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Seattle. All Kubernetes clusters use etcd as their primary data store. As such, it handles storing and replicating data for Kubernetes cluster state and uses the Raft consensus algorithm to recover from hardware failure and network partitions. In addition to Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry also uses etcd as their distributed key-value store.
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