OpenStack Object Storage with Swift

OpenStack Object Storage with Swift Swift is the part of OpenStack responsible for the object storage. Swift is designed to store files, videos, web content, backups, images, virtual machine snapshots and other unstructured data at large scale with high availability. It allows you to save files that can be accessed from everywhere (a bit like […]

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OpenStack Volume Management with Cinder

OpenStack Volume Management with Cinder OpenStack-Cinder is responsible for the block storage service of OpenStack. In other words, it manages the Volumes represented in the OpenStack infrastructure. It is equivalent to the Volume Management section of the Horizon dashboard. See OpenStack’s documentation for more details: https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Cinder Notes: Before you can start working with Cinder, you […]

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Resizing a cloud server

Upgrading the size of an existing cloud server is simple. Log into the customer portal from the link on www.internap.com. Select the server you wish to resize. To the right, click on the icon under Actions and select Resize. Choose the upgrade and click the orange Resize Device button. That’s it! You will see an In […]

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Object Storage vs Traditional Storage

Comparing Block Storage vs Object Storage Block storage devices are typically represented a raw disks or volumes and are attached in some manner to a server instance. Applications store files through the operating system, which splits files into evenly-sized chucks, or blocks, of data. When an application needs access to a file, the operating system […]

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Next-Generation AgileCLOUD – Object Storage

Next-Generation AgileCLOUD Object Storage is a system for storing data as objects, rather than using a traditional file system or block device. Object storage is designed to be highly available, highly scalable, and broadly accessible over HTTP. Features: Highly available – 3x replication of data (within a region) Highly scalable – Stores millions of objects, […]

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