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Stacking up Storage With XtremIO

July 29, 2014 |

With all of the heat on OpenStack now that it has just recently celebrated its 4th birthday, we are seeing more vendors moving in to support the open cloud juggernaut. EMC has done just that to join other enterprise storage … Read More

Getting a CRUSH on Ceph: Inside the CRUSH Algorithm

July 7, 2014 |

Here at Enterprise Storage Guide, we like to see the deep details on storage, and we have come to enjoy having access to many exciting technologies. Recently Red Hat acquired Inktank, which is most well known as the creator of the … Read More

VMware to Red Hat: We Do OpenStack Storage Cheaper and Faster

June 23, 2014 | 2

It was interesting to read the article put out by VMware this past week which highlighted some interesting performance testing work being done by the leading virtualization vendor, and how they are touting a lower cost and higher performance deployment … Read More

SwiftStack Lands Version 2.0 With a Bold Prediction In Tow

June 20, 2014 |

Startup vendor SwiftStack has announced that their OpenStack Swift based object storage platform has reached the milestone of version 2.0 on June 17th. What makes this an interesting release, aside from the feature set, is the bold prediction that came … Read More

OpenStack Cinder and The SDS Challenge

June 18, 2014 |

One of the most active discussions at the recent OpenStack Summit in Atlanta was around the SDS (Software Defined Storage) capabilities of underlying vendor platforms. This has been a hot button issue as conversations around where the features of SDS … Read More

No Fibre, No Worries: Why OpenStack Doesn’t Need Fibre Channel Support

June 10, 2014 |

OpenStack is on a path to become a juggernaut in the cloud computing space and there are many exciting discussions building around all of the OpenStack projects, and how each of them are evolving and expanding to meet new requirements … Read More

Should Ceph Replace LVM for Cinder?

June 9, 2014 |

Within OpenStack, there is a lot of activity on the storage side of the projects regarding the ideal back-end to use for Cinder deployments. Up to now, the traditional deployments were based on LVM (Logical Volume Manager) which is native … Read More

OpenStack Swift: What’s Next for Juno?

June 6, 2014 |

Object storage with Swift is becoming a much more attractive platform as more organizations delve into OpenStack adoption in both cloud and on-premises deployments. As more customers come on board, we also see an increase in the developer pool that … Read More