Cinder Cheesecake & iSCSI Secondary Devices

By Chad Morgenstern and Jenny Yang Overview In the blog post Cinder Cheesecake: Things to Consider, we wrote that we would be looking at various failure scenarios. Scenarios that build on one another to give a clear view of what happening in the environment.  This...

Cinder Cheesecake: Things to Consider

By Chad Morgenstern and Jenny Yang In the blog post An Introduction to Cheesecake in OpenStack, we spoke to Cinder Cheesecake replication, but we didn’t go into detail about how it works. In summary: Cinder automatically sets up a replication relationship between...

An Introduction to Cheesecake in OpenStack

By Chad Morgenstern and Jenny Yang Now that you’ve considered and reviewed your disaster recovery needs, you may have decided that DR with Cinder is worth exploring. What is Cheesecake? Cheesecake in the OpenStack community refers to Cinder replication for DR use...

There and Back Again: An OpenStack Tale

By Chad Morgenstern and Jenny Yang Disasters happen for multiple reasons ranging from site failures to regional failures to human errors. Remember the Hyperscaler site failures over the past few years?  If It happens, are you prepared for it? Being at a storage...
OpenStack Summit 2017 – Boston

OpenStack Summit 2017 – Boston

It’s almost time for OpenStack Summit again, this time in Boston (May 8th – 11th).  We have a ton of new material ready to share, including a big announcement around one of our storage platforms. We have also put a lot of effort in to producing some great sessions...

NetApp Volume Encryption is Great for OpenStack

Without doubt, security is one of the most important concerns for your enterprise – and so should it be for your OpenStack cloud. Encryption not only helps to protect your data, but also ensure compliance. Starting with the Ocata release of OpenStack, the NetApp...

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