Kubernetes Persistent Container Storage

LINBIT builds upon 20 years of experience developing and supporting production storage and high availability workloads, combined with modern best practices from the community. 

Our production-grade software defined storage combined with our world-class support for persistent container storage for Kubernetes works seamlessly with your most critical and intensive business applications.

Overview

With native integration to Kubernetes, LINSTOR® makes building, running, and controlling block storage simple. LINSTOR is open-source software designed to manage block storage devices for large Linux server clusters. It’s used to provide persistent block storage for Kubernetes environments.

Architecture

LINSTOR® is composed of at least one controller and multiple satellites that connect over a secured connection to Kubernetes. This interaction is done via API or CLI.

Architecture

LINSTOR is composed of at least one controller and multiple satellites that can connect over a secured connection to Kubernetes. This interaction can be done via API or CLI.

Benefits

  • Kubernetes Persistent Storage
  • Block Storage Replication
  • Kubernetes Integration
  • RDMA
  • Separation of Data & Control Plane
  • Management of PMEM
  • NVME Over Fabric
  • Storage features:
    • Snapshots
    • Thin Provisioning
    • Deduplication
    • Encryption at Rest

Business Value

24 x 365
Support
No Vendor
Lock-In
Lower
TCO
Scale
Out
High
Performance
Open
Source

FAQ

Do you support RDMA/Infiniband?

Yes. LINBIT has an RDMA (verbs) API. The DRBD®– software works over Infiniband, RoCE, or iWarp to overcome the performance limitations of TCP/IP.

Do you work with databases?

LINSTOR® is perfectly suited for database workloads and structured data. We’ve reached up to 400,000+ IOPS for a single volume.

What Platforms Are Supported?

Most major Linux Platforms are Supported:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Oracle Linux 6.3+ (RHEL Compatible or UEK)
  • Ubuntu Server Edition

Pricing

Open Source

LINBIT SDS

  • DRBD 9 and LINSTOR
  • Tech Guide for DRBD 9 and LINSTOR + Access to LINBIT's Extensive Documentation

Plus

LINBIT SDS

  • All LINBIT SDS Open Source features, plus:
  • Access to LINBIT's Repository to Download the Tested, Certified Linux Packages
  • New Packages on Request: Next Business Day
  • Unlimited Support Tickets
  • Remote Installation/Troubleshooting by SSH/VPN
  • Updates, Including New Features
  • Emergency Support
  • Failover Testing
  • Emergency Initial Response Time: 4 Hours Maximum
  • Initial Support Response Time: 8 Hours Maximum
  • Email/Phone Support: 9/5 CE(S)T or PT

Enterprise

LINBIT SDS

  • All LINBIT SDS Plus features, plus:
  • RDMA License for Fast Infiniband Replication
  • New Packages on Request Within 24 Hours
  • Performance Tuning
  • Support Engineer Assigned to Your Company
  • Emergency Initial Response Time: 1 Hour Maximum
  • Initial Support Response Time: 4 Hours Maximum
  • Email/Phone Support: 24/7

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