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Storage

Articles to help you make the most of storage options at Packet.

  • Custom Partitioning & RAID

    Custom Partitioning & Raid (CPR) is powerful and yet easy to use feature that helps you configure Reserved Hardware instances during deployment.   Please note: this feature is not available for on-dem...

  • Elastic Block Storage

    Elastic Block Storage (available in AMS1, EWR1, NRT1, & SJC1) is a multi-tenant storage service. Product Basics Packet's Block Storage service looks and smells a lot like Amazon’s EBS. You can create ...

  • NVME Flash Drives

    Packet's c1.xlarge.x86 server configuration includes 2 x 800GB NVMe drives, which are PCI-e attached flash cards. With this new drive type, some of your common Linux disk utilities may have trouble re...

  • Adding & Replacing Drives

    This is a guide on how to add/replace a disk on a Software RAID. In the event of a missing drive or a single drive failure. You can follow this guide as reference to replace/add a new disk and put you...

  • Software RAID 10

    This how-to will demonstrate a Software RAID configuration for a Packet m1.xlarge server, “The Virtualizer”, running Ubuntu 16.04. Setup SSH into your server as root and run cat /proc/mdstat to view t...