Nutanix Buckets is introduced with the release of AOS 5.11. Nutanix Buckets is compatible with Amazon’s Simple Storage Service API (S3 API) to simplify integration with applications. Nutanix Buckets presents a single namespace in the object storage instance and supports the ability to create different object policies as required for different application scenarios. Any component can be scaled out independently to match the workload demands. The architecture is designed with scalability and ease of upgrade in mind.
Nutanix Buckets can be deployed on an existing cluster alongside VMs, files, and blocks, or standalone. Objects natively inherits Nutanix DSF (Distributed Storage Fabric) capabilities like erasure coding, compression and deduplication.
Nutanix Buckets can be leveraged for the following use cases:
- Long Term Retention & Backup (simple, scalable and cost-effective active archive solution.
- Data Preservation & Compliancy (data in a non-rewritable and non-erasable format per SEC Rule 17a-4 in scalable compliant archive).
Nutanix, ECP [HCI]/5.11, Pro
Object Storage Type, Object Services, Data Services