Compare Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct vs. Red Hat Ceph Storage

Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is ranked 9th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 1 review while Red Hat Ceph Storage is ranked 2nd in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 9 reviews. Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is rated 8.0, while Red Hat Ceph Storage is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct writes "There were many situations I put myself in while testing, and the data was never at risk". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Red Hat Ceph Storage writes "Simplifies my storage integration by replacing multiple storage systems". Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is most compared with VMware vSAN, Nutanix and StarWind Virtual SAN, whereas Red Hat Ceph Storage is most compared with VMware vSAN, ScaleIO and LizardFS.
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If you can afford a product like Red Hat Ceph Storage then go for it. If you cannot, then you need to test Ceph and get your hands dirty.We never used the paid support.Most of time, you can get Ceph with the OpenStack solution in a subscription​​ as a bundle.​

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Storage Spaces Direct uses industry-standard servers with local-attached drives to create highly available, highly scalable software-defined storage at a fraction of the cost of traditional SAN or NAS arrays. Its converged or hyper-converged architecture radically simplifies procurement and deployment, while features like caching, storage tiers, and erasure coding, together with the latest hardware innovation like RDMA networking and NVMe drives, deliver unrivaled efficiency and performance.

Red Hat Ceph Storage is an enterprise open source platform that provides unified software-defined storage on standard, economical servers and disks. With block, object, and file storage combined into one platform, Red Hat Ceph Storage efficiently and automatically manages all your data.
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