2 TIERS™ by DellEMC is a storage solution prototype that provides a high performance storage tier, OrangeFS, and a cost-effective capacity tier.
2 TIERS™ can be run in the cloud or on premise, in CloudyCluster on AWS or on premise with DellEMC hardware.
Unique characteristics of 2 TIERS™
- Single file system name space with dynamically-loadable name space partitions (DLN)
- Tiering of both data and metadada
- Fast tier performance target: greater than 10x capacity of Data Lake
- Direct access (read-only) to the capacity tier, bypassing the fast tier
- 2 TIERS™ provides tiering & non-tiering modes
- No client changes required
- No changes to the products required for integration