Zadara’s zStorage 23.03 release marks a significant milestone in its storage journey. This release introduces Zadara’s newest Object Storage engine which is focused primarily on performance for demanding workloads and efficiency for small scale deployments.
The following section will provide a high-level overview of the key highlights of the 23.03 release.
zStorage 23.03 introduces the next generation of high-performance, efficient, and durable object storage engine. This new solution is the culmination of Zadara’s dedication to delivering cutting-edge technology that meets and exceeds the demands of our users’ object storage needs. With Zadara’s 23.03 Object Storage, you can expect lightning-fast data access and retrieval, exceptional scalability and efficiency, and unmatched durability that can withstand even the most challenging data-intensive workloads. Our goal is to provide you with an object storage solution that empowers you to manage your data more effectively and efficiently along with the ability to scale up and out according to your business needs. zStorage 23.03 Object Storage is designed to provide expected performance, even as data volumes grow exponentially.
Please note that the new object storage engine requires a dedicated instance and existing instance cannot be upgraded to use the 23.03 software version. This is due to the vast architectural changes and object storage data layout We understand that this may cause some inconvenience, but we want to ensure that you get the most out of the new engine’s capabilities. Therefore, we recommend that you set up a new instance for the new engine to take full advantage of its advanced features and performance benefits.
Zadara’s Solutions and Support teams are available to assist you with this process and answer any questions you may have.
There are some VPSA Object Storage features that are currently not available in the 23.03 Object Storage version, the full list can be found in the Object Storage section in the Known issues and limitation.
VPSA Flash Array¶
As an ongoing enhancement since zStorage 22.06 release, Zadara’s zStorage 23.03 release includes significant performance enhancements for Zadara’s VPSA Flash Array in either single tier or multi-tier configurations. Customers can expect decreased write latency, improved defragger rate limits, reduced CPU footprint on writes and more.
The Provisioning Portal has undergone a significant update, introducing a new application framework engine along with a sleek and modern interface. These enhancements are expected to boost significantly the application’s overall performance and make the provisioning and management operations even better.