Lenovo Reference Architecture: Cloudian HyperStoreReference Architecture
With the massive growth of data from the Internet of Things (IOT) to collaboration to compliance, users are demanding low-cost, flexible, easy to scale, and simple to manage data center storage solutions. Software-defined object storage delivers on these demands by capitalizing on industry standard x86 infrastructure and storage technologies to deploy more economic and manageable storage solutions compared to legacy storage architectures. Combined with Lenovo’s world class hardware, Cloudian’s HyperStore software-defined storage enables Enterprises to efficiently meet their growing data needs and rapidly respond to business demands.
This document describes the reference architecture (RA) for Cloudian HyperStore using Lenovo hardware and is a direct result collaboration between Lenovo and Cloudian. The intended audience of this document is IT professionals, technical architects, sales engineers, and consultants to assist in planning, designing, and implementing a Cloudian HyperStore solution. The RA gives an overview of the Cloudian HyperStore product and components. The RA also shows different operational models using a variety of Lenovo servers and networking products with guidance on how to size each part of the solution. An appendix lists the hardware bill of materials.
Table of Contents
- Business problem and business value
- Architectural overview
- Component model
- Operational model
- Deployment considerations
- Appendix: Bill of Materials
Changes in the November 30 update:
- Updates to the bill of materials