This document is a collection of the fundamental best practices for setting up and maintaining a Scality RING solution based on Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell Storage enclosures with links to Scality and Avago Technologies web sites for obtaining more information.


The Dell Storage Designed for Scality RING solution enables deployment of an ultra-dense storage platform paired with Scality software, for object-based storage or file-based storage on the petabyte scale. Supported services include object level protocols: Scality REST; RS2/Amazon; Openstack Swift; and Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI). Supported file level services include NFS; Server Message Block (SMB) Openstack; Openstack Cinder; and local Linux FS via FUSE.