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Learn how Cloud Block Storage delivers your data quickly

Reliable storage performance for even the most demanding applications

Rackspace Cloud Block Storage delivers consistent performance for your I/O-intensive applications. Choose the service that works best for you:

  • Standard volumes give you consistent performance for your everyday data and file system storage needs.
  • SSD volumes offer even faster performance for I/O-intensive databases and file systems.

Download the Performance Benchmark Report for a comparison of EXT3, EXT4, and XFS file system performance on Standard and SSD volumes.

Our Performance Cloud Servers use a 10 Gigabit Ethernet internal network connection to your Cloud Block Storage volume. Cloud Block Storage volumes only work with next generation and Performance Cloud Servers powered by OpenStack.

About the API

A RESTful web service interface

The widely recognized REST standard results in simple, efficient code. Learn more by reading our Rackspace Cloud Block Storage Developer Guide.

Complete documentation

Access our guide to Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Block Storage and our Developer Guide at our API Documentation site.

Based on open standards

We built Rackspace Cloud Block Storage using the OpenStack® platform because it’s reliable and gives you greater freedom to move your infrastructure in the future.


Built for developers

Powerful APIs—Complete Technology Stack—Open Technologies

Get started with Cloud Block Storage

Sign up for the Rackspace public cloud or use your existing account, and provision a Cloud Server

If you don’t already have a cloud account, sign up now.

Add a storage volume to your Cloud Server using the Cloud Control Panel or the API

Once you have your Cloud Server provisioned, add a storage volume to it. Select your size and which service you want (Standard Volumes or SSD Volumes). It’s that simple. You can then partition and format the volumes as you need to.

Configure your application to use your new volume!

Enjoy simple, straightforward, per-gigabyte pricing. View full pricing details.

Get started with Cloud Block Storage.

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