Shared-Nothing Architecture

Eliminates single points of failure.

Wide Linux Distro Support

Including RHEL, Ubuntu, Rocky, Alma, Debian, SLES.

Data Deduplication

Data deduplication is a technology that eliminates duplicate copies of data, thereby enabling better utilization of both storage devices and network bandwidth (when replicating data).

Low Recovery Time Objective (RTO)

Configurable monitoring intervals means faster recovery from host and application-level failures.

Application Agnostic Cluster Framework

Supports any application through the open cluster framework (OCF).

Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Hardware

Support for hardware of any class (x86_64, aarch64, ppc64le, and s390x CPU architectures; HDD, SSD, and NVMe block storage).


Infiniband and 10/40/56/100 Gigabit Еthernet support.

High Performance In-Kernel Data Replication

Up to 32 replicas per DRBD virtual block device.

Network Redundancy

Network redundancy for replication when using TCP/IP.

TRIM or Discard Support

Trim or discard support for SSD backed DRBD devices means write performance will not degrade over time.

Three Types of Replication

Synchronous, asynchronous, and semi-synchronous replication modes.

Key Differentiations

Open Source

LINBIT SDS is open source software that provides transparent development to earn trust and build community.

Low CPU and Memory Consumption

Leaving system resources available for your applications.

Unmatched In-kernel Data Replication

DRBD can provide up to 32 replicated persistent volumes.

Three types of replication

DRBD allows for synchronous, asynchronous, and semi-synchronous replication.


Infiniband and 10/40/56/100 Gigabit Еthernet support.

LINBIT SDS Networking Protocol

DRBD Diskless mode, developed for maximum throughput and lowest possible latency.