[Openais] announcement of the vinzvault project

MORITA Kazutaka morita.kazutaka at lab.ntt.co.jp
Tue Apr 27 23:59:05 PDT 2010

On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 3:23 PM, Dietmar Maurer <dietmar at proxmox.com> wrote:
>> Our project is focused around one goal: providing a small footprint
>> (10kloc) highly available block storage area for virtual machines
>> optimized for Linux data-centers.  Our plans don't depend on SAN
>> hardware, software, hardware fencing devices, or any other hardware
>> then
>> is commonly available on commodity hardware.   We intend to trade these
>> lower-scale high cost technologies for higher-scale lower cost
>> techniques.
> Are you aware of the 'sheepdog' project?
> http://www.osrg.net/sheepdog/
> The goals looks quite similar to me - or what is the difference?
The most different point seems to be scalability. Sheepdog is
intended to run in one datacenter for simpler design. Sheepdog
uses multicast, and the goal of its scalability is at most 1,000


Kazutaka Morita

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