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How to Create a Zadara Cloud Block Storage at Amazon AWS EC2

Zadara allows each cloud customer to have their own virtual private storage array, and connect from Amazon EC2 at very low latency. (currently available only in US East)
Once the VPC is connected to VPSA, it is possible to mount the VPSA storage as iSCSI or NFS to any Linux or Windows Cloud Server

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October 3, 2012

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Zadara Cloud Block Storage security


Introduction

Surveys reveal time and again that cloud storage security and data protection concerns are the top barriers to adoption.

At Zadara™ Storage we take these concerns seriously and have made security an integral part of our storage offering. We have architected security into our system and software from the ground up.

With multiple layers of security, our customers can enjoy full, end-to-end data privacy and protection, from Zadara’s physical storage infrastructure all the way to customers’ Cloud Servers. Let me outline our cloud storage security integration at every level:

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October 2, 2012

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Zadara Cloud Block Storage security


Introduction

Surveys reveal time and again that cloud storage security and data protection concerns are the top barriers to adoption.

At Zadara™ Storage we take these concerns seriously and have made security an integral part of our storage offering. We have architected security into our system and software from the ground up.

With multiple layers of security, our customers can enjoy full, end-to-end data privacy and protection, from Zadara’s physical storage infrastructure all the way to customers’ Cloud Servers. Let me outline our cloud storage security integration at every level:

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October 2, 2012

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Why cloud storage needs to be reinvented?

When people talk about cloud storage, they usually refer to storage that is accessible from outside the cloud, to stores files, pictures, and backups. Sometimes referred as object storage, a good example of this type of cloud storage is Amazon S3. In this article, I will be focusing on a different type of cloud storage – the storage needed by cloud servers to run their applications. This storage is accessed from inside the cloud and used by the cloud servers to mount their filesystems and databases. In Amazon AWS’s terminology, this is what is called EBS. A MySQL database or MS NTFS are good examples of a database and filesystem that will use a block storage device and not object storage.

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October 2, 2012

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