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