SODA provides a Cinder compatible plugin that simplifies storage provisioning for OpenStack and provides highly-scalable, on-demand, dynamic provisioning of block and file storage.


  • Dynamic provisioning of block volumes and file shares
  • Cinder Volume Type and Manila File Share Type map to SODA Storage Profile which offers policies such as data protection and QoS
  • Abstraction of underlying storage infrastructure
  • Simplify OpenStack management with one common storage framework for file and block Multi-vendor heterogeneous storage support including open source storage such as Ceph
  • Optional SODA Controller provides scheduling and storage orchestration functions