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FreeNAS is an operating system that can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share data over a network. FreeNAS is the simplest way to create a centralized and easily accessible place for your data. Use FreeNAS with ZFS to protect, store, backup, all of your data. FreeNAS is used everywhere, for the home, small business, and the enterprise.

Sonexion system’s modular, pre-integrated and compact design keeps costs low while delivering the right performance for analytics, compute clusters and supercomputers of all types. Performance and capacity scale efficiently in modular building blocks, reducing the number of hard disk drives needed to achieve sustained performance at scale. Performance is optimized end to end, from the compute clients to the network to the storage subsystem, based on the application workload.

Data protection is provided through Grid RAID, a declustered parity form of data protection that speeds up rebuild times three and a half times over traditional RAID, while maintaining Lustre performance.

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FreeNAS is ranked 6th in NAS with 4 reviews while Sonexion Scale-out Lustre Storage System is ranked 16th in NAS. FreeNAS is rated 8.2, while Sonexion Scale-out Lustre Storage System is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of FreeNAS writes "Efficient, good reporting, and integrates well with both Windows and Linux systems". On the other hand, FreeNAS is most compared with NETGEAR ReadyNAS, NetApp FAS Series, StarWind Storage Appliance, Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon) and NetApp Private Storage, whereas Sonexion Scale-out Lustre Storage System is most compared with Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon), NetApp FAS Series, Panasas ActiveStor, Qumulo and IBM FlashSystem.

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