[DRBD-user] Is it free?

Roland Kammerer roland.kammerer at linbit.com
Wed Aug 7 13:48:31 CEST 2019

On Wed, Aug 07, 2019 at 03:47:32AM +0300, Vito Botta wrote:
> Hi! I just started playing with Linstor with Kubernetes and I really
> like it so far, although it wasn't as straightforward to install as
> other options for Kubernetes.

We are working on that, stay tuned

> Just to be sure, can I use it without limits to the amount of storage
> or the number of servers even if I don't need the paid support for
> now?


> Or are there any limits?

no arbitrary limits.

> So it seems that the Kubernetes support is recen but the actual
> storage software has been around for a while, is this correct?

both is true.

> What I am wondering is, is Linstor battle tested in production? 

It is. We have several well known customers that use it in production.

> Another question: can Linstor manage volumes that actually use more
> disk space than the size of a single disk? Does Linstor spread the
> data across disks if needed, like Ceph does?

You can use thin provisioning (LVM/ZFS) to pretend you have more space
than you actually have.

Best, rck

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