Astra Documentation

Astra is a Kubernetes application data lifecycle management service that simplifies operations for stateful applications. Easily back up Kubernetes apps, migrate data to a different cluster, and instantly create working application clones.

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Learn about Astra

Understand how Astra works.

What's new

Learn what's new with Astra.

Quick start

Get started quickly with Astra.


Read frequently asked questions.

Use Astra
Manage applications

Start managing your apps from Astra.

Protect your apps

Create recovery points for your apps in case of failure.

Migrate an app

Migrate an app to another cluster.

Set up billing

Set up billing for the Premium Plan.

Demos & tutorials
Astra videos

Watch videos that show how to use Astra.

Deploy MariaDB

Deploy MariaDB from a Helm chart and register it with Astra.

Deploy MySQL

Deploy MySQL from a Helm chart and register it with Astra.

Blogs & community

Ask questions, exchange ideas, and share best practices.

Stateful Lessons for a Multi-Cloud World

How Astra provides robust storage, easy-to-consume data services, and application and data portability.

Kubernetes Hub

A curated collection of blog postings to learn more about Kubernetes and persistent storage.