The open source SODA Foundation is moving forward with its efforts to help unify data management with the release of its latest Open Data Framework milestone.
The new SODA framework 1.1 release became generally available on September 30 and is code-named Greenland. The new Open Data Framework adds a series of additional data storage locations, including VMware and NetApp systems. Cloud data also gets a boost with file services support for Google Cloud Platform.
SODA is a recursive acronym that stands for SODA Open Data Autonomy.
Kei Kusunoki, manager of storage at NTT Communications, a network and data center vendor in Tokyo, said the SODA Framework update will be helpful for his organization’s data management and access efforts.
NTT’s private and public cloud infrastructure extensively uses VMware and NetApp storage technologies, and having a pre-built connector in the SODA Framework helps with data management tasks such as creating new users and data volume provisioning, Kusunoki noted.
SODA Foundation moving fast
While the SODA Foundation is a relatively new organization, it has already adopted a rapid release