DataCore software offers especially high storage performance thanks to an intelligent caching technology designed by DataCore. EUROstor offers an ES-2900 product series based on this software, installed either directly under Windows operating system or as a virtual machine under VMware.
The latter configuration results in a Hyper-Converged Scale-Out Grid, that can be extended to up to 64 nodes. The vSphere 6 Essentials Plus License included in this package is restricted to a maximum of three nodes. If expansion to more than three nodes is planned, we advise to use a bigger license from the beginning, to avoid reinstallation of the grid.
All virtual disks are mirrored to a second node by the DataCore software – which can also be in a different area of the building. This allows for permanent access to the data even it one node has to be shut down. Furthermore, VMware’s vMotion function is supported.