Virtual Machines

Gluster Virtual Storage Appliance

For Private Cloud Virtual Machines

The Gluster Virtual Storage Appliance can be deployed on Redhat KVM, VMware ESX, and Citrix Xen certified host server hardware platforms and their certified storage: JBOD, DAS, or SAN.

High availability requirements are fulfilled via n-way replication capabilities on all Virtual Appliances thereby assuring the ultimate in data availability.

Virtual Appliances are tailor made for the virtual machine environment. They are POSIX compliant, run in user space as a virtual machine, and do not require applications to be rewritten. Users of the Gluster Virtual Storage Appliance can aggregate CPU, memory, and capacity in one Global namespace, scale-out capacity and performance linearly on-demand, and benefit from better storage economics via the use of commodity hardware.

Benefits of the Virtual
Storage Appliance:

  • Seamless integration in with popular hypervisors
  • Provision storage in minutes
  • No changes to applications or management tools
  • Scale performance and capacity independently