CINDER DRIVER: Block Storage service for OpenStack
Category: OpenStack | Presented By: FalconStor
Cinder is a Block Storage service for OpenStack. It’s designed to present storage resources to end users that can be consumed by the OpenStack Compute Project (Nova). Cinder is used to centrally manage a service that provisions storage in the form of block devices knows as Cinder volumes.
When the Cinder driver is installed in an OpenStack environment, volumes created on the OpenStack Horizon dashboard with volume type FSS will automatically show as Vdev’s on the GUI.
Key takeaways from this whitepaper:
Three basic services and a dedicated underlying database of Cinder
Potential use cases of persistent block storage In OpenStack
The market adoption of Cinder
Openstack Cinder integration