Using Storm Block Storage

Storm Block Storage (SBS) provides additional hard drive space for your Storm Server with just a few clicks. The space is not pre-formatted; rather, it is a raw block device. The simplicity of providing a raw block device on the cloud means that you can mount and format the space on your server however you would like, with whatever filesystem is appropriate for your needs. This does entail a small amount of work getting the space into a usable state.

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