SODA provides a Cinder compatible plugin that simplifies storage provisioning for OpenStack and provides highly-scalable, on-demand, dynamic provisioning of block and file storage.
- Dynamic provisioning of block volumes and file shares
- Cinder Volume Type and Manila File Share Type map to SODA Storage Profile which offers policies such as data protection and QoS
- Abstraction of underlying storage infrastructure
- Simplify OpenStack management with one common storage framework for file and block Multi-vendor heterogeneous storage support including open source storage such as Ceph
- Optional SODA Controller provides scheduling and storage orchestration functions