Block Storage vs Object Storage for your OpenStack cloud

The best OpenStack storage fit depends on how you answer a few key questions

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So you’ve chosen OpenStack for your cloud infrastructure and now there’s another important decision: block storage or object storage? OpenStack has sub-projects that deliver both, but one size doesn’t fit all.

This practical guide explains

  • Characteristics of Swift (object) storage and Cinder (block) storage
  • Use cases and roles each one plays in successful deployments
  • Fundamental differences in today’s OpenStack storage options
  • The litmus test that will determine your course of action

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