5 reasons why you should join the LINBIT Slack channel

Join our LINBIT Slack community

LINBIT has an excellent Slack community that can benefit you in many ways. Here are the top 5 reasons why you should join our community.   1. You learn as you go   By merely adding the channel to your Slack app, you are making a conscious effort to expand your knowledge. Just check on […]

LINBIT partners with Western Digital to support storage demands of AI technologies

LINBIT has partnered with Western Digital

  LINBIT has partnered with Western Digital – a partnership that will see LINBIT’s LINSTOR® software support OpenFlex™ to run across Kubernetes environments to support artificial intelligence (AI) and other performance-hungry containerized applications. Details of the partnership include: Western Digital’s OpenFlex platform provides the storage tools and resources for organizations taking a truly disaggregated approach […]

LINBIT Announces Piraeus Datastore – Software-Defined Storage for Kubernetes

Piraeus Datastore offers high performance, highly reliable SDS solution for Persistent Volumes in Kubernetes   San Diego, November 18., 2019 – LINBIT, the inventor of the open-source software DRBD™ and leader in Linux storage software, has announced the project “Piraeus Datastore”. Piraeus Datastore offers a fast, stable way for users to provide Persistent Volumes for […]

Why you should use LINSTOR in OpenStack

With the LINSTOR volume driver for OpenStack, Linux storage created in OpenStack Cinder can be easily provisioned, managed and seamlessly replicated across a large Linux cluster. LINSTOR is an open-source storage orchestrator designed to deliver easy-to-use software-defined storage in Linux environments. LINSTOR uses LINBIT’s DRBD to replicate block data with minimal overhead and CPU load. […]

Dreaded Day of Downtime

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Some say that no one dreads a day of downtime like a storage admin. I disagree. Sure, the storage admins might be responsible for recovering a whole organization if an outage occurs; and sure, they might be the ones who lose their jobs from an unexpected debacle, but I would speculate that others have more […]

DRBDManage release 0.10

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USE LINSTOR! DRBDmanage has been replaced by LINSTOR! To find out more about LINSTOR, check out the following blog articles: Cluster-wide management of replicated storage with LINSTOR The Technology inside LINSTOR (Part 1) The Technology inside LINSTOR (Part 2) How to setup LINSTOR on Proxmox VE Thank you and have a good read!   As […]

DRBD-Manager

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DRBDmanage has been replaced by LINSTOR ! To find out more about LINSTOR, check out the following blog articles: Cluster-wide management of replicated storage with LINSTOR The Technology inside LINSTOR (Part 1) The Technology inside LINSTOR (Part 2) How to setup LINSTOR on Proxmox VE Thank you and have a good read!   One of the […]

“umount is too slow”

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A question we see over and over again is Why is umount so slow? Why does it take so long? Part of the answer was already given in an earlier blog post; here’s some more explanation.