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Scalable File Service (SFS)

When working on projects, you may face the situation that you need data to be accessed by multiple servers or services. Or, when using a container engine like the Open Telekom Cloud Cloud Container Engine (CCE), a persistent storage service or data storage for multiple containers may be required.

The Scalable File Service (SFS) is the perfect fit for these demands. SFS combines the the scalability of Object Storage Service (OBS) with the performance of Elastic Volume Storage (EVS) while providing the convenience of data availability for all network participants. SFS is currently available in two different speed types with two additional sizing options each. The SSD-based file shares can conveniently be integrated via NFSv3 protocol and are optimized for IO and smaller file sizes. SFS is made available within a high-availability cluster and can optionally be protected by backups created via the Cloud Backup & Recovery (CBR) service*. This service stores your backup data on the OBS, meaning that it is automatically replicated on multiple Open Telekom Cloud availability zones (AZs), protecting it against AZ outages.

* Backup functionality currently available as beta

Scalable File Service in the Open Telekom Cloud

Reasons for SFS in the Open Telekom Cloud

Compliant

Compliant

SFS data is stored in the Deutsche Telekom's data centers. These run in Europe and comply with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements. This ensures that any service built on top of the Open Telekom Cloud also easily and heedlessly complies to the GDPR.

Reliable & durable

Reliable & durable

Running in a high-availability cluster within a permanently monitored AZ, SFS provides an availability of up to 99.95% and durability of up to 99.9999999% (9 nines). And in case you need more data protection, you can make use of the backup functionality available via the CBR service, which spreads your backups across all 3 AZs of your Open Telekom Cloud region.

Fast & secure

Fast & secure

SFS is a high-performance storage system with high IOPS, low latency, and high bandwidth suitable even for High Performance Computing. It supports up to 100,000 IOPS, responds within 6-10ms and provides a max bandwidth of up to 2 GB/s. In addition, all your data stored on SFS can conveniently be encrypted via the Key Management Service (KMS) of the Open Telekom Cloud.


Key Features of SFS

 Key Features of Scalable File Service

Fully managed file service

Scalable file service is a fully managed file storage service that can be accessed via NFSv3. You can access files across your Elastic Cloud Servers (ECS), Bare Metal Servers (BMS) or containers from the Cloud Container Engine (CCE). Simply create a file share via the Open Telekom Cloud console or the API.

 
Backup of SFS Turbo

Backup of SFS Turbo

SFS runs in a high availability cluster within your selected AZ. You can make use of the SFS Turbo backup functionality provided via CBR to extend your data protection. The creation of backup policies ensures that your backups are executed automatically and that they are retained in the system as long as you need them. In addition, new file system can be made based on created backups.

Encryption

Encryption

The Scalable File Service provides an encryption functionality that automatically encrypts the data on your created file systems. The encryption service is provided via the KMS using the industry standard XTS-AES-256 encryption algorithm.

Monitoring

Monitoring

Monitor the performance of your SFS shares via the Cloud Eye Service. This allows you to monitor key performance indicators like read or write bandwidth.


SFS File System Types

SFS Turbo Standard

SFS Turbo Standard Enhanced

SFS Turbo Performance

SFS Turbo Performance Enhanced

Capacity

500 GB - 32 TB

10 TB - 320 TB

500 GB - 32 TB

10 TB - 320 TB

Max. bandwidth

120 MB/s

1 GB/s

320 MB/s

2 GB/s

Max. IOPS

3,000

15,000

20,000

100,000

Latency

10-20 ms

10-20 ms

6-10 ms

6-10 ms

Durability

Up to 99.9999999%

Up to 99.9999999%

Up to 99.9999999%

Up to 99.9999999%

Availability

Up to 99.95%

Up to 99.95%

Up to 99.95%

Up to 99.95%


Structure and Function

Structure and Function of Scalable File Service

Use Cases

File Sharing

High Performance Computing

Data sharing for distributed applications

Content management and web services

 

New Features

SFS Turbo available with up to 320 TB of storageView details
Backup of SFS Turbo available as BETAView details
COMING SOONQ3/2022 (July) - Public Release - Backup of SFS Turbo via CBR
COMING SOONQ3/2022 (September) Public Release - IAM fine-grained Policies

Find out more

 

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