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OpenStoragePod

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overview of an open source hardware project

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OpenStoragePod

  1. 1. OpenStoragePod petascale storage for the rest of us
  2. 2. storage pod
  3. 3. hardware design • basic unit is 4u storage pod • each pod contains 6 storage nodes • each node is 170 mm³ cube, with: • mini-itx motherboard • 20 laptop disks (= 20 terabytes capacity) • 12v dc-dc power supply
  4. 4. storage node
  5. 5. the numbers • 1 rack • 10 storage pods • 60 storage nodes • 1200 disks • 1.2 petabytes capacity • ~ 6000 kilowatt power
  6. 6. custom sata backplane
  7. 7. more info •http://openstoragepod.org •http://flickr.com/photos/ openstoragepod •http://groups.google.com/ group/openstoragepod
  8. 8. contact tim@lossen.de

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