StorPool is proud to announce that it has full OpenNebula integration.
OpenNebula is a cloud computing platform for managing heterogeneous distributed data center infrastructures. The OpenNebula platform manages a data center’s virtual infrastructure to build private, public and hybrid implementations of infrastructure as a service.
StorPool is block-level, distributed storage software. It runs on standard servers and builds a fast, scalable and reliable shared storage system out of these servers. StorPool is incredibly flexible and can be deployed in both converged setups (on compute nodes, alongside VMs and applications) or on separate storage nodes.
StorPool was designed from scratch to deliver the fastest and most-efficient storage solution possible and replaces traditional SANs, all-flash arrays (AFA) or less-efficient storage software.
The integration between the two systems is performed as a new datastore driver in OpenNebula. OpenNebula persistent and non-persistent images (virtual disks) are safely stored in a StorPool cluster with the usual high level of reliability and performance. OpenNebula controls and monitors the StorPool cluster. For example, when you create a VM in OpenNebula, it instruct StorPool to create a new volume for the VM, which may be based on a ONE template. When a ONE template is being imported it goes directly into the StorPool image data store.
With StorPool, your OpenNebula cloud get exceptional storage bandwidth, IOPS and latency, enabling you to provision many more VMs per host. Combining both products allows for seamless scalability in capacity and performance as well as increased reliability.