Software-defined storage (SDS)

Software-Defined Storage (SDS) on OVHcloud dedicated servers

The amount of data a company is required to process increases enormously over time. This raises the question of how to manage this massive influx of information, while controlling costs. Find out how our dedicated servers meet your needs, while offering optimal durability and security for your data.

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High-performance storage infrastructure

To keep up with the ever-increasing flow of company data, you need to combine access and processing performance at an affordable cost. It is also important to consider expanding your infrastructure in order to keep up with your resource usage. With OVHcloud dedicated servers, you get uncompromised quality — with performance at the best price, and no additional costs for bandwidth, traffic or storage.

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A wide range of storage

Choose from a range of local storage disks that offer outstanding read-write performance. Depending on your project, you can use softRAID to manage your storage redundancy.

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High-performance network and hardware

Your server has a system disk dedicated to the operating system (OS). NVMe drives offer a high IOPS rate, and the lowest latency on the market. You can also optimise your access with the SAS disk cache.

Horizontal scalability

Your infrastructure has unlimited capacity, with up to 24 15TB disks, i.e. 360TB per dedicated server. If required, you can subscribe to private bandwidth options to increase the throughput between the nodes in your cluster.

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Increased flexibility

With Bare Metal servers, you are free to install any software you want.

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Do you already have multiple cloud services, such as websites, CRM, ERP and email?

For added security, store all of your data and your IT system on a private, centralised SDS cluster.

With multiple nodes and replication, you will not lose anything in the event of an incident. Costs are fixed, and do not depend on the volumes exchanged. In addition to this, you retain complete control of your data and systems.

Connect your business network using our OVHcloud Connect solution, or connect your OVHcloud products via our private network (vRack).

Certifications: ISO 27001, 27017, 27018, 27701, and Healthcare/HDS

Options and services included

  • A range of memory and storage options.
  • 50Gbit/s private bandwidth guaranteed on High Grade (optional).
  • OVHcloud Link Aggregation (OLA) available and enabled by default at no additional cost.

What is Software-Defined Storage (SDS)?

Software-Defined Storage is a way of managing storage within an infrastructure. Typically, hard drives should be physically attached to the servers that use them. This pattern very quickly becomes an obstacle to the expansion and optimal use of the infrastructure, as it is not dynamic enough. This is where Software-Defined Storage (SDS) and software-based storage system management come into play. This architecture is much more efficient because it aggregates all of the storage disks in the infrastructure, so that you can distribute the space accurately to each server or application in the datacentre. Since companies are storing and manipulating increasing volumes of data, the SDS storage infrastructure is a perfect choice. With OVHcloud servers, there are many advantages to Software-Defined Storage — including data security with softRAID, and hardware with high-performance storage disks specially designed for use in datacentres.