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Install and deploy FlexSDS scale-out software defined storage

FlexSDS to be a scale-out software defined storage, that supports three topology modes: Single node scale up SDS, this mode supports only in node data redundancy Dual-nodes HA SDS, this mode is the minimum requires to support HA service, that provides notonly in-node data redundancy, but also cross-node data redundancy. Tree (+) nodes scale-out clustered […]

FlexSDS released high performance optimized SDS storage software stack for hybrid and all flash servers

Oct 01, 2020, FlexSDS, the global recognized in high performance software defined storage period, has announced a new release of it’s distributed scale-out storage software stack 2020 V4 for hybrid and all flash servers, FlexSDS software defined storage is now available for End-Users and OEM partners in all around of the world. FlexSDS brings its […]

FlexSDS Release Notes

Release Version: FlexSDS 2020 V4, Release Date: 06/03/2020 Release Feature: Storage Network: iSCSI, iSER and NVMe over Fabric Server Pool: Polling Mode Storage Pool: True Scale-out Software Defined Storage Pool Snapshots: Unlimited and Zero-Copies Snapshots Performance: User mode NVMe end-to-end stack, kernel-bypass, zero copy and zero context switch. Replication: High Availability and Replication over RDMA […]

FlexSDS released high performance optimized SDS stack for hybrid or all flash arrays

FlexSDS, the global recognized in high performance software defined storage period, has announced a new release of it’s software stack 2018 for Flash Arrays. FlexSDS brings its own developed core service which is a high performance optimized, lock-less scheduler (like a OS) to manage all resources in the server includes: CPU, memory, storage, PCI devices […]

How to install FlexSDS

Install FlexSDS Scale-out Software Software is very easy, please refer to the FlexSDS user’s manual for setting up and deployment.

Using command line iSER DEMO to test iSER target performance

From the package of us, there are few demo utils to create a single pooled storage to demonstrate storage features and performance. Through the way, you can quick preview the favorite features in minutes. For iSER target, you may run the following command to start: /opt/flexsds/bin/flexsds -d iser spool 2 nvme://0000:04:00.0 nvme://0000:05:00.0 outputs are: found […]

Using command line NVMe-oF DEMO to test off-load NVMe-oF target performance

From the package of us, there are few demo utils to create a single pooled storage to demonstrate storage features and performance. Through the way, you can quick preview your favorite features in minutes. For NVMe-oF target, you may run the following command to start: /opt/flexsds/bin/flexsds -d nvmf spool 3 nvme://0000:04:00.0 nvme://0000:05:00.0 nvme://0000:05:00.0 outputs are: […]

Using Linux nvme-cli to connect to the FlexSDS’s NVMe-oF targets

Requirements To using Linux NVMe over Fabrics client, need Linux with kernel 4.08 and above. Install the nvme-cli package on the client machine: #yum install nvme-cli or on Debian: #apt-get install nvme-cli Startup Kernel Module #modprobe nvme-rdma Discover NVMe-oF subsystems nvme discover -t rdma -a 192.168.80.101 -s 4420 Discovery Log Number of Records 1, Generation […]