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Dive In, Penguins: Upstart Builds Linux Virtual SAN

Three Bulgarian engineers who co-founded a firm called StorPool – which builds a virtual SAN using the aggregated storage of Linux KVM servers – are aiming to expand the reach of their three-year-old project.

StorPool software aggregates a KVM server’s disk and SSD storage into a single, block-addressed pool in which data is replicated and striped across all drives. In effect, there is a storage cluster set up with a shared-nothing architecture. You can scale capacity and performance independently by adding more drives or more servers or upgraded server processors respectively.

Read more at The Register.

 

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