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EasyHSM Overview


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A schematic overview of why one would want to use the GPFS HSM functionality and how EasyHSM fits into the picture.

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EasyHSM Overview

  1. 1. 1 A low maintenance, highly effective HSM solution for IBM Spectrum Scale (GPFS) EasyHSM Overview Jan 2017 Igor Sfiligoi Hot Data Cold Data
  2. 2. 2 GPFS HSM at a glance Hot Data Automated Tiering to Keep Storage Costs in check The right data in the right place at the right cost Cold Data (GPFS) HSM = Hierarchical Storage Management Object Storage NAS Open Source Cluster Storage Enterprise HPC Cluster Storage
  3. 3. 3 Advantages of GPFS GPFS Clients (POSIX) NFSSMB • High Performance System • Scale out architecture • Enterprise class • Provides industry standard interfaces (GPFS) HSM enabled
  4. 4. 4 The place of EasyHSM Hot Data A HSM-plugin for GPFS HSM subsystem Supports many backend storage technologies Cold Data (GPFS) EasyHSM
  5. 5. 5 Why EasyHSM vs other HSM solutions?  Easy to use  Load and go, no need for expensive professional integration services  Can be loaded on existing GPFS hardware  Fully integrated with GPFS ILM policy manager  Affordable  No capacity-based licensing Far more affordable than capacity-licensed HSM products  Works with cost-effective IBM Spectrum Scale Standard Edition Licenses
  6. 6. 6 For more information Feel free to contact me at Or shoot an mail at the product manager at EasyHSM home page: