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2.2. About Pods

A pod often represents a single rack. Hosts in the same pod are in the same subnet.
A pod is the second-largest organizational unit within a CloudStack deployment. Pods are contained within zones. Each zone can contain one or more pods.
Pods are not visible to the end user.
A pod consists of one or more clusters of hosts and one or more primary storage servers.
pod-overview.png: Nested structure of a simple pod