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.

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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

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