Monthly Archives: November 2013

Laying Cinder Block (Volumes) In OpenStack, Part 2: Integration With vSphere

In part 1 of this series, I provided a basic overview of the OpenStack block storage service project, called Cinder, and how it is implemented with commodity storage as well as various other storage solutions.  As you would expect, most of these solutions and the use cases defined are for the KVM hypervisor.  In the […]

Laying Cinder Block (Volumes) In OpenStack, Part 1: The Basics

One of the OpenStack projects that seem to get less attention than others such as Nova and Neutron is the Cinder block storage service project.  I though it may be helpful to others if I wrote up some things I’ve learned about Cinder.  I’ll start, in this post, by walking through the basics of Cinder; […]