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Cinder Administration

The OpenStack Block Storage service works through the interaction of
a series of daemon processes named cinder-* that reside
persistently on the host machine or machines. You can run all the
binaries from a single node, or spread across multiple nodes. You can
also run them on the same node as other OpenStack services.

To administer the OpenStack Block Storage service, it is helpful to
understand a number of concepts. You must make certain choices when you
configure the Block Storage service in OpenStack. The bulk of the
options come down to two choices – single node or multi-node install.
You can read a longer discussion about Storage
Decisions
in the OpenStack Operations
Guide
.

OpenStack Block Storage enables you to add extra block-level storage
to your OpenStack Compute instances. This service is similar to the
Amazon EC2 Elastic Block Storage (EBS) offering.

security accelerate-image-compression api-throughput manage-volumes
troubleshoot availability-zone-type generalized-filters backup-disks
boot-from-volume basic-volume-qos capacity-based-qos consistency-groups
driver-filter-weighing get-capabilities user-visible-extra-specs groups
image-volume-cache lio-iscsi-support multi-backend nfs-backend
over-subscription ratelimit-volume-copy-bandwidth volume-backed-image
volume-backups-export-import volume-backups volume-migration
volume-multiattach volume-number-weigher default-volume-types
api-configuration upgrades

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