Integration with Cloudian

Cloudian provides exabyte-scale storage for your capacity-intensive workloads: S3-compatible storage for on-prem, hybrid cloud, and multi-cloud.

About Cloudian

Cloudian is a leading provider of enterprise-grade, highly scalable, and cost-effective object storage solutions designed for data centers and cloud environments. With its S3-compatible API, Cloudian HyperStore enables organizations to deploy and manage a scalable and reliable object storage infrastructure that seamlessly integrates with existing applications and workflows. Companies seeking a powerful, flexible, and efficient storage solution for their unstructured data, such as log files, backups, and media, rely on Cloudian for its advanced features, proven reliability, and strong ecosystem support.

Cloudian’s Integration with Apache CloudStack

Cloudian storage systems can be integrated with Apache CloudStack as secondary storage options, allowing seamless integration with CloudStack deployments. Administrators can leverage Cloudian’s highly scalable and reliable object storage systems within their CloudStack environments, providing robust and efficient storage solutions for storing and managing unstructured data, such as templates, ISO images, and snapshots. The integration ensures a streamlined management experience for Cloudian storage systems, enabling a simplified and unified approach to managing both primary and secondary storage within CloudStack environments.

Pros

Provides scalable, S3-compatible object storage, suitable for diverse storage needs.

Cons

Might not be suitable for all use cases, especially those requiring block storage.

Ease of Implementation

Moderate.

Ease of Use

Moderate.

Total Cost of Ownership

Moderate upfront costs, ongoing support costs.

Support

Cloudian offers commercial support packages with options for 24/7 coverage, fast response times, and access to updates, documentation, and consulting services.

Supported Integrations

This integration enables streamlined management of cloud infrastructure, ensuring high performance and easy scalability while supporting multi-cloud and hybrid cloud strategies. By utilizing Cloudian and Apache CloudStack together, organizations can optimize their IT infrastructure to meet their unique business needs and drive innovation, all while benefiting from the cost-effective and flexible storage solutions provided by Cloudian.

Resources

Technical Documentation

The Cloudian Connector Plugin

Blog

Cloudian Object Storage with CloudStack

Press Release

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