Intel Rack Scale Design (RSD) driver¶
The Intel Rack Scale Design volume driver is a block storage driver providing NVMe-oF support for RSD storage.
To use the RSD driver, the following requirements are needed:
The driver only supports RSD API at version 2.4 or later.
The driver requires rsd-lib.
cinder-volumeshould be running on one of the composed node in RSD, and have access to the PODM url.
nova-computeservices should be running on the composed nodes in RSD.
nova-computenodes should have installed
dmidecodeand the latest
nvme-cliwith connect/disconnect subcommands.
Create, delete volumes.
Attach, detach volumes.
Copy an image to a volume.
Copy a volume to an image.
Create, delete snapshots.
Create a volume from a snapshot.
Clone a volume.
Extend a volume.
Get volume statistics.
cinder-volume nodes, using the following configurations in your
volume_driver = cinder.volume.drivers.rsd.RSDDriver
The following table contains the configuration options supported by the RSD driver:
Configuration option = Default value
(String) Password of PODM service
(String) URL of PODM service
(String) Username of PODM service