OpenSDS project was started towards the end of 2016 by a group of companies joined together to resolve key data management pain-points from storage vendors and end users. It was incubated as an open source project under The Linux Foundation to build a community to address those issues in a generic and standardized way.
Currently, there are multiple challenges and pain points due to siloed data/storage services. This project’s vision is to connect all the siloed data solutions to build a self-governed and intelligent data platform which is open, autonomous, ready and real.
- No vendor lock-in
- Not under the control of a single or small group of companies
- Accelerate development with shared components
- Siloed data solutions are connected.
- Automated data service orchestration.
- Intelligence integrated.
- Standard specification for products
- Compliance and Certification for Vendors
- Compliance Lab for seamless interoperability.
- Solve common end-user pain points
- Optimize storage operations and utilization
- Deploy in traditional or cloud-native environments
The project is currently driven by TSC(Technical Steering Committee), EUAC(End User Advisory Committee) and open source community. It comprises of various organizations and experts from the industry.