The following section will breakdown the main additions and updates to the Zadara Storage Cloud platform on top of the previous 23.03 major version.
zStorage 23.09 introduces several noteworthy features and capabilities to Zadara’s Object Storage offering:
Accounts and Containers(buckets) quotas¶
Accounts and container-level quotas empower the Object Storage administrator to specify and manage data usage within the Object Storage platform. The platform includes an integrated notification mechanism and customizable threshold, enhancing the administrator’s ability to effectively oversee and regulate storage resources.
The Container Logging feature offers logging functionalities for objects stored in the object storage system. This feature is intended to offer insights into activities at the object level, facilitating audit trails. It aids in comprehending access patterns, usage statistics, and identifying security incidents.
Zadara’s NextGen Object Storage was built with strong consistency in mind, ensuring read operations will always return the most recent data. With zStorage 23.09, Zadara’s Object Storage is strong consistent for all object operations.
VPSA Storage Array & All Flash Array¶
Self-managed VPSA software updates¶
zStorage 23.09 allows VPSA owners to manage the software life-cycle of their VPSAs. Upon releasing a new software version the platform will notify the VPSA owner and will allow self-managed upgrade directly from Zadara’s Provisioning Portal. VPSA Administrators can start their software upgrade immediately or schedule it for a later time per their convenience.
The Changelog section of this guide provides details on additional enhancements, changes and fixes introduced in this version.