X-CBS (XSKY Cloud Block Storage) is a carrier grade software-defined-storage product for Cloud Service Providers and Private Cloud customers. X-CBS is based on mainstream open-source scale-out storage system Ceph, with enhancements on performance, stability, and manageability. It implements automatic maintenance of 24*7. X-CBS can be both applied to large scale public cloud and mission-critical private cloud on-premises.
A top secret of global leading CSPs is how to implement the block storage backend of their Cloud clusters. And this is always a critical source of their business margin. A right choice of cloud backend storage solution leads to a better end-user experience in the cloud, and decides carrier’s TCO structure.
Based on Ceph core, with performance enhancements and flash/ networking optimization.
Realtime QoS setting on volume, adapting to seasonal application.
Redundant design in IO path and management module, no SPF. Multiple data copy with automatic recovery.
Fine-grained control on data recovery when storage cluster facing permanent or temporary inconsistency.
Impact of malfunctions on software and hardware can be quarantined to a Protection Domain. Other parts of the storage cluster are guarded.
Self learning Read/Write Cache, flexible tiering. With redundancy policies, reliability and performance are well balanced.
Visualized management and automatic maintenance, covering installation, administration, monitoring, and upgrading.
Support XEN, KVM, and mainstream open-source orchestration layer with tuned standard interfaces.
Support EC, snapshot, deep clone, online resizing volume.