HP Cloud Block Storage

Store data from your HP Cloud Compute instances for as long as you want.

HP Cloud Block Storage enables block level storage volumes that are attached to compute instances running on HP Cloud. These volumes persist until you delete them, so you control how long you keep your data. HP Cloud Block Storage is highly available, RAID 6 storage that is perfect for applications and databases requiring frequent reads and writes (For example, apps needing fast access to a file system, database, or raw block-level storage.) 

Snapshot and clone your volumes.

Create point-in-time snapshots to quickly copy a volume before you make big changes.  You can then clone a brand new volume from your snapshot and attach it to a different instance. You can also back up volumes to HP Cloud Object Storage for even greater data durability.

Images persist until you delete them.

HP Cloud Block Storage persists indefinitely, beyond the life of its associated compute instance. After an instance is terminated, the HP Cloud Block Storage volume automatically detaches itself from that instance with all data intact. Spin up a new instance and reattach the same block storage volume to the new instance for quick, seamless data access. And, if an instance is created via a bootable volume, all instance data is preserved so you can spin up a new identical instance. 

Fast and reliable I/O for your applications.

Attach multiple block storage volumes to a device for better read/write performance. Stripe data across the volumes for increased I/O and fast throughput performance.

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How to get started

  1. Sign up for an HP Helion Public Cloud account (And, hey, we'll even start you off with a $300 credit).  You pay only for the amount of storage you provision and the number of I/O requests you make.
  2. In your management console, select the Compute availability zone you want to use.
  3. Create a new volume and attach it to the appropriate image
  4. Check out the step-by-step getting started guide for more details.