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Intra-Storage Device Vertical Data Tiering (Erl, Naserpour)

How can the dynamic vertical scaling of data be carried out within a storage device?

Intra-Storage Device Vertical Data Tiering

Problem

When required to maintain data within a single cloud storage device, the storage and processing capacity of the data will be limited to that of the device.

Solution

A cloud storage device capable of supporting multiple disk types is used to enable dynamic vertical scaling confined to the device.

Application

Complex cloud storage technology is utilized to establish storage tiers through which data can be scaled up or down via LUN migration.
Intra-Storage Device Vertical Data Tiering: A conventional horizontal scaling system involving two cloud storage devices (1, 2) is transitioned to an intra-storage device system (3) capable of vertically scaling through disk types graded into different tiers (4). Each LUN is moved to a tier that corresponds to its processing and storage requirements (5).

A conventional horizontal scaling system involving two cloud storage devices (1, 2) is transitioned to an intra-storage device system (3) capable of vertically scaling through disk types graded into different tiers (4). Each LUN is moved to a tier that corresponds to its processing and storage requirements (5).

Intra-Storage Device Vertical Data Tiering: An intra-device cloud storage architecture resulting from the application of this pattern (Part I).

An intra-device cloud storage architecture resulting from the application of this pattern (Part I).

Intra-Storage Device Vertical Data Tiering: An intra-device cloud storage architecture resulting from the application of this pattern (Part II).

An intra-device cloud storage architecture resulting from the application of this pattern (Part II).

Intra-Storage Device Vertical Data Tiering: An intra-device cloud storage architecture resulting from the application of this pattern (Part III).

An intra-device cloud storage architecture resulting from the application of this pattern (Part III).

NIST Reference Architecture Mapping

This pattern relates to the highlighted parts of the NIST reference architecture, as follows:

Intra-Storage Device Vertical Data Tiering: NIST Reference Architecture Mapping
Intra-Storage Device Vertical Data Tiering: NIST Reference Architecture Mapping