Red Hat Gluster Storage Competitors and Alternatives

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Nutanix
Real User
System Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 07 2018

What do you think of Nutanix?

Primary Use Case Currently, we are using it for our VMware workstation. We use it to host our non-production servers. • Improvements to My Organization It has seamless expandability. • Valuable Features Their Google operating system is more mature, so their results are much better. • Room for Improvement I don't feel that I am receiving the performance which I am paying for. We should have something called micro segmentation inside the Nutanix box, which can be easily implemented. They should support more VM, which is not currently supported. • Customer Service and Technical Support The technical support is very good. • Initial Setup The initial setup was straightforward. • Pricing, License Cost and Setup The operating system is free.
Consultant
Senior consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 05 2017

What is most valuable?

I like this solution because policies (such as resiliency) are applied per virtual disk instead of applied on an entire volume. In a standard SAN solution, and in almost all software-defined storage solutions, the resiliency is applied to an... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I’m a consultant, so I don’t have vSAN in my organization. But customers take this solution to increase efficiency, scalability and ease of management.

What needs improvement?

Currently, vSAN supports stretched cluster. You need to have the exact same number of nodes in each room and only the RAID 1 resiliency is supported. I hope in the future that vSAN supports also the RAID 5 and RAID 6 resiliency mode for... more»
Real User
Client Server Engineer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 21 2018

What do you think of IBM Spectrum Scale?

Primary Use Case We use it for distributed file systems. • Improvements to My Organization We use it primarily in our SAP organization. It allows us to have a centralized location where we can put our files and distribute them among different applications. • Valuable Features We can have multiple systems within the same file system. The performance right now on the file system is better than NAS. • Use of Solution Three to five years. • Stability Issues Overall, the stability is pretty good. We do have some issues where Spectrum Scale does not work as expected. We have seen our Spectrum Scale servers go down unexpectedly, but because we have a cluster, it does not take out the entire organization. • Scalability Issues I do not think it is applicable. •...

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