Chapter 5. Software-Defined Storage
This chapter covers the following key topics:
SDS Objectives: An introduction to software-defined storage (SDS) and its objectives in decoupling storage software from hardware, allowing software to run on standard x86 architectures, and offering easier management and automation.
Preserving the Legacy and Offering New Features: Some early implementations of SDS focused on preserving the existing storage array implementations and enhancing them with an SDS layer that offers management for different hardware silos ...