CloudStack Storage - Storage Integrations and Supported Technologies

From Block to Object: Understanding CloudStack’s Storage Support and Capabilities

Apache CloudStack is designed to work with a vast range of commodity and enterprise-grade storage platforms. It can also leverage local disks on hypervisor hosts if supported by the hypervisor.  CloudStack defines two types of storage: Primary and Secondary. Primary storage can be accessed using iSCSI, FC (Fibre Channel), Local Disk, NFS (Network File System), or SDS (Software Defined Storage) technologies. Direct attached storage can also be used. Secondary storage can only be accessed using NFS. In this article, we present a detailed review of the CloudStack storage options. The Foundation of Cloud: Storage Solutions In the era of cloud […]