SSD Storage Cluster - Update and Diagram

Due to several recent events beyond my control I’m a bit behind on the project - hence the lack of updates which I apologise for. The goods news is that I’m back working to finish off the clusters and I’m happy to report that all is going to plan. Here is the final digram of the two-node cluster design: Plain text version available here This was generated from the LCMC tool (beware - it’s java!...

June 17, 2015 · 1 min · 79 words · Sam McLeod

Video - Storage Cluster Failover Demo

A brief demonstration of the failover and recovery process on the storage clusters I’ve been building.

May 14, 2015 · 1 min · 16 words · Sam McLeod

Talk - High Performance Software Defined Storage

A high level talk from Infracoders Melbourne on 12/04/2015. There’s also a low quality recording available here: Related posts: Building a high performance SSD SAN - Part 1

April 15, 2015 · 1 min · 28 words · Sam McLeod

Building a high performance SSD SAN - Part 1

Over the coming month I will be architecting, building and testing a modular, high performance SSD-only storage solution. I’ll be documenting my progress / findings along the way and open sourcing all the information as a public guide. With recent price drops and durability improvements in solid state storage now is better time than any to ditch those old magnets. Modular server manufacturers such as SuperMicro have spent large on R&D thanks to the ever growing requirements from cloud vendors that utilise their hardware....

February 16, 2015 · 8 min · 1590 words · Sam McLeod