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Dedicated Distributed Storage Service

Dedicated Distributed Storage Service (DSS) provides dedicated, physical storage with high availability, durability, and low latency. It can be interconnected with compute services and used in HPC, OLAP, and mixed load scenarios.

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DSS knowledge for users from beginner level to expert level


ECS application scenarios and types are provided to help you quickly select your desired type to match services. This facilitates rapid service migration to HUAWEI CLOUD.

Service Overview

Disk Overview

Be a Power User

DSS storage pools can be expanded as needed. You can easily manage your DSS disks during use.

Storage Pool Management

Disk Management


ECS billing modes and configurations are available for you to select.

Price Details


Before using, you must apply for a DSS storage pool first. Then, create disks in this pool and attach disks to servers for use. Disks must initialized (formatted) before using.

Step 1: Applying for a Storage Pool

Step 2: Creating a DSS Disk

Step 3: Attaching a DSS Disk

Step 4: Initializing a Data Disk


Abundant DSS APIs help you manage DSS storage pools and disks.

API Reference