CloudX Hyper-Converged Infrastructure for OpenStack using EMC ScaleIO

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Mellanox offers a complete 10/25/40/50/56/100 Gb/s InfiniBand and Ethernet adapter, switch, cable product line which together deliver an Efficient Virtual Network (EVN)¹. The Mellanox CloudX™ OpenStack reference architecture takes advantage of the integration of the key features of the Efficient Virtual Network drivers into the OpenStack cloud management framework. While OpenStack provides a flexible framework for cloud integration and management, there are certain limitations to the classical architecture which can be overcome by using advanced scale-out software defined storage technologies. This whitepaper will demonstrate how the EMC Scale-IO Elastic Converged Storage can be integrated within the OpenStack framework to build both converged and hyper-converged infrastructure. This CloudX reference architecture based on the integration of OpenStack and ScaleIO provides a converged infrastructure platform to build the most efficient and scalable private, public and hybrid clouds possible.

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