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Announced during the last OpenIO Summit 2018, the new release OpenIO SDS 18.10 has been announced.

OpenIO SDS transforms commodity servers into large object storage and compute pools. They build a scalable solution designed to grow as you need, that can handle from terabytes to petabytes. This Object Storage solution became Open Source in 2012 (with AGPLv3 license). OpenIO is a pure (open) software object store.

Usually OpenIO SDS has a 6-month release cycle and now following the OpenIO SDS 18.04 released in August 2018, this new version version of SDS is now available with a long list of new features and improvements all throughout the software.

What’s new in OpenIO SDS 18.10? The key features of OpenIO SDS 18.10 include:

  • Index and search,
  • New alerts and monitoring,
  • Improved S3 compliance,
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS support,
  • Performance improvements,
  • Encryption,
  • Back-end enhancements

OpenIO SDS 18.10 has been available since October 31, and is free to download from OpenIO’s website and GitHub repository.

Why it’s interesting?

  • OpenIO SDS is open source software that can be installed on commodity servers to create an object storage infrastructure capable of scaling from 1TB to 1000s of PBs
  • OpenIO SDS can run on 1 CPU core and 512MB of RAM, allowing users to take advantage of any hardware
  • OpenIO SDS OpenIO has built-in support for heterogeneous hardware within the same cluster
  • OpenIO SDS can run also on ARM devices (see  we love ARM and Raspberry Pi)
  • OpenIO SDS can be used at the core of any cloud, edge, or IoT infrastructures
Andrea MauroAbout Andrea Mauro (2904 Posts)

Virtualization, Cloud and Storage Architect. Tech Field delegate. VMUG IT Co-Founder and board member. VMware VMTN Moderator and vExpert 2010-18. Dell TechCenter Rockstar 2014-15. Microsoft MVP 2014-16. Veeam Vanguard 2015-18. Nutanix NTC 2014-18. PernixPro 2014-16. Several certifications including: VCDX-DCV, VCP-DCV/DT/Cloud, VCAP-DCA/DCD/CIA/CID/DTA/DTD, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, CCA, NPP.


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