Image Storage 

Simple OpenStack Based Image Storage.

What you’ll get

Based on OpenStack image service, Glance, our service provides an easy and quick way to copy and launch instances. Our image service allows you to easily and quickly upload, discover, register, and retrieve virtual machine images so you can spend less time dealing with your snapshots and more time working on your app!

Central Image Repository

Immutable servers provide a fix for configuration drift through a centralized image repository that spans your entire infrastructure.

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Makes Use of Copy-on-Write

Save both time and money by employing OpenStack’s image storage and making use of its efficient, copy-on-write thin provisioning.

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Signed Image Validation

Both digital signatures and asymmetric cryptography are used in the validation of signed images during the uploading and downloading process.

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Share Multiple Image Types Across Tenants

Control access to image uploads through OpenStack’s Glance and benefit from its multi-format compatibility.

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Virtual Machine Compatible

OpenStack’s image storage isn’t restricted based on server type as it can boot up virtual machine servers.

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Block Storage Integration

Glance integrates easily with OpenStack’s block storage service, Cinder, for the simplified storage of images.

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Central Image Repository

Enjoy stress-free updates through OpenStack’s centralized image storage service.

  • Duplication

    OpenStack’s image storage service provides users with the ability to copy or take a snapshot of a server image and store it away.

  • Resolves Configuration Drift

    Through the immutable server and centralized image repository that encompasses your entire infrastructure, updates are made unanimously, eliminated the possibility of configuration drift.

Our Data Centers

Makes Use of Copy-on-Write

Employ OpenStack’s image storage’s copy-on-write as a means of ensuring quick and efficient booting of your servers.

  • Saves Money

    Through copy-on-write’s thin provisioning, users can reduce their disk usage, in turn reducing their costs.

  • Saves Time

    Stored images can be used as templates to get new servers up and running quickly and as well as more consistently if you are provisioning multiple servers as opposed to installing a server operating system and configuring additional services manually.

Signed Image Validation

Maintain image security through signed image validation using OpenStack’s Glance.

  • Secure Uploads

    Glance enables the validation of uploaded image data before storing it. This way, should the validation be unsuccessful, the upload will fail, and the image will be deleted.

  • Secure Downloads

    OpenStack’s Glance is compatible with other OpenStack services as well, ensuring that it can perform data verification upon the image download.

Share Multiple Image Types Across Tenants

Take advantage of the sharing capabilities delivered by OpenStack’s Glance as well as the extensive compatibility it offers for image types.

  • Sharing With Specific Users

    This type of sharing is consists of privately uploaded images intended for the producer.

  • Sharing With All Users

    This type of sharing is known as community sharing, meaning that any consumer can find it through a search.

CI/CD integration

Virtual Machine Compatible

Glance isn’t restricted based on server type as it can boot up virtual machine servers.

  • Server Agnostic

    Through OpenStack’s extensive services, such as Cinder and Ironic, Glance is capable of booting up virtual machine servers.

  • RESTful API

    Glance’s RESTful API enables the querying of virtual machine image metadata as well as the retrieval of the actual image.

Block Storage Integration

Enjoy seamless integration with OpenStack’s Cinder for all of your image storage needs.

  • Leverages One Unified Platform

    Benefit from OpenStack’s advanced technologies through Glance’s simplified integration with their Cinder block storage service, all on your original infrastructure.

  • Expert Storage

    With Cinder from OpenStack, Glance can take advantage of available storage space for any of its images, taking advantage of its easy-to-use virtualization of block storage management.

Take advantage of our expertise! VEXXHOST is OpenStack Certified.

Our cloud services contain OpenStack software that has been validated through testing to provide API compatibility for OpenStack core services.

Our infrastructure is currently running Stein — the latest OpenStack release.

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Shanghai Open Infrastructure Summit Recap

That’s a wrap! As the passionate OpenStack users we are, the VEXXHOST team was happy to have attended the Open Infrastructure Summit in Shanghai. This open-source event was put together by the OpenStack Foundation and wrapped up this Wednesday, Nov. 6th.