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"I'm not sure how the licensing was broken out, but I don't think our offering of the Portworx was more than USD $20,000."
Portworx is the solution for running stateful containers in production, designed with DevOps in mind. With Portworx, users can manage any database or stateful service on any infrastructure using any container scheduler, including Kubernetes, Mesosphere DC/OS, and Docker Swarm. Portworx solves the five most common problems DevOps teams encounter when running stateful services in production: persistence, high availability, data automation, security, and support for multiple data stores and infrastructure.
StorPool is intelligent storage software that runs on standard servers and builds scalable, high-performance storage system out of these servers (software-defined storage). It focuses on the block-level storage and excels at it. It is incredibly flexible and can be deployed in both converged setups (on compute nodes, alongside VMs and applications) or on separate storage nodes.
StorPool has advanced fully-distributed architecture and is arguably the fastest and most efficient block-storage software on the market today. It is the best storage system when building a cloud.
Portworx Enterprise is ranked 3rd in Cloud Software Defined Storage with 1 review while StorPool is ranked 20th in Software Defined Storage (SDS). Portworx Enterprise is rated 10.0, while StorPool is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Portworx Enterprise writes "Exceptional stability, outstanding scalability, and easy to set up". On the other hand, Portworx Enterprise is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP, VMware vSAN and Red Hat Gluster Storage, whereas StorPool is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, StarWind Virtual SAN, VMware vSAN, SwiftStack and Nutanix Acropolis AOS.
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