KUMOSCALE Flash-enabled Agility

KUMOSCALE Flash-enabled Agility

KumoScale is shared accelerated storage software that runs on an NVMe-based storage node, and delivers disaggregated, highly flexible network-block storage to NVMe-oF connected compute nodes with DAS-like performance.
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Fast

Near NVMe-native throughput and low latency

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Efficient

Optimal capacity assigned to every job; no wasted flash

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Accessible & Flexible

Any applications can run on any compute node

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Shared & Secured

Storage visible to every compute node with granular access permissions

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Future-Proof

Connects to quickly evolving orchestration, provisioning and telemetry tools

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Longevity

Sophisticated flash management for maximum life

What is NVMe over Fabrics?

NVMe-oF allows compute nodes to access shared NVMe-based flash storage over standard high-speed networks at near-peak performance.

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Why NVMe-oF is the Better Choice

Direct-Attached SSDs (DAS)

1st Generation Cloud

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  • Uses more nodes to obtain high compute power and storage capacity
  • Extra nodes lead to stranded storage or compute power
  • Less efficient and less cost-effective
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NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF)

2nd Generation Cloud

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  • Enables optimal allocation of storage capacity and performance to each node
  • Disaggregates and shares fast NVMe storage at DAS-like performance
  • Fewer nodes means easier management and lower costs
With KumoScale software on the storage node, each job gets "just the right amount" of high performance, low-latency storage. 

KumoScale Software Architecture

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Toshiba KumoScale Demonstration Video

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