Benefits of Software-Defined Storage During the Lockdown

What is Software-Defined Storage?  Software-defined storage (SDS) is a technology used in data storage management that intentionally divides the duties accountable for provisioning capacity, protecting data controlling data placement from the physical hardware where the actual data is stored. As a result, SDS allows the storage hardware to be replaced, updated, and extended without removing […]

High Availability (HA): What Are the Benefits?

Monitor show information of network traffic and status of devices in data center room

1.What is high availability? High availability (HA) – as the name suggests – is a term that describes the system’s components ability to continue functioning in a specified time frame. It can be measured relative to fully operational or 100% – in the industry, for example, a popular standard of availability for a product is […]

Hyper-Convergence: What Is It, and What Are Its Benefits?

LINBIT VSAN and two servers

I. What is Hyper-Convergence? Hyper-convergence (or HCI) is a data center architecture that prioritizes IT experts and administrators’ focus on workloads’ operating conditions instead of systems. The primary purpose of HCI has been to simplify the management of data centers by recreating them as transportation systems for software and transactions. Consequently, the “convergence” that HCI […]

5 reasons why you should join the LINBIT Slack channel

Join our LINBIT Slack community

LINBIT has an excellent Slack community that can benefit you in many ways. Here are the top 5 reasons why you should join our community.   1. You learn as you go   By merely adding the channel to your Slack app, you are making a conscious effort to expand your knowledge. Just check on […]

LINBIT partners with Western Digital to support storage demands of AI technologies

LINBIT has partnered with Western Digital

  LINBIT has partnered with Western Digital – a partnership that will see LINBIT’s LINSTOR® software support OpenFlex™ to run across Kubernetes environments to support artificial intelligence (AI) and other performance-hungry containerized applications. Details of the partnership include: Western Digital’s OpenFlex platform provides the storage tools and resources for organizations taking a truly disaggregated approach […]

The reasons behind LINSTOR Days – Short Interview

The reasons behind LINSTOR Days – Short Video Brian, LINBIT’s COO, and Genadiy, from LINBIT communications, talk about the origin of our SDS event LINSTOR Days! Brian then is also addressing our Kubernetes operator and what is next in store for LINBIT in the future.  Video Transcript What is your position in LINBIT at the […]

How SDS Platforms can reduce your capital and operational expenditures significantly

Software-defined storage industry – present and future Hardware-defined storage solutions are slowly becoming obsolete. The data is crystal clear: the future belongs to the software-defined storage (SDS). The Software-defined storage controller software or SDS-CS is a crucial part of the SDS environment. It’s responsible for most of the critical tasks, such as abstraction, orchestration, protection, […]

LINBIT Announces LINBIT VSAN  

VSAN GUI Press Release

The innovative storage platform, that combines both flexibility and performance. Vienna, July 20, LINBIT® ,  The company behind open source DRBD® data replication software and LINSTOR® software-defined storage (SDS), developed LINBIT VSAN. The new platform provides ease of installation for hyper convergence infrastructure (HCI), while offering data locality & replication for hypervisors. By offering high-performance […]