Red Hat Gluster Storage Competitors and Alternatives

The top Red Hat Gluster Storage competitors are
  • LizardFS
  • VMware vSAN
  • IBM Spectrum Scale
  • Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct
  • Nutanix
Read reviews of Red Hat Gluster Storage competitors and alternatives
SeniorCo7313
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... 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,... more»

What needs improvement?

Currently, vSAN supports stretched cluster. You need to have the exact same number of nodes in each room and only the... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The license price is too expensive compared to other market actors.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

As a consultant, I use different solutions, such as Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct, and Nutanix.

What other advice do I have?

Be careful about the chosen hardware, especially HBA, storage devices and CPU depending on deduplication or not.
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Nutanix
William Beckett
Real User
System Administrator at a energy/utilities company with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 17 2017

What is most valuable?

* One-Click upgrades * Software defined storage * The capacity savings One click upgrades are an absolute godsend. Being able to upgrade our... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Processes that used to take hours to complete have been drastically improved due to the nature of Nutanix. Data locality means things complete... more»

What needs improvement?

Given all the amazing features, there is room for improvement around the support ability of different hypervisors. Sure, Nutanix now supports... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

While cost may seem higher than your traditional 3-tier architecture, you need to look at the bigger picture. You're not just buying hardware... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

In both organisations where I worked, which migrated to Nutanix, we were on traditional 3-tier architecture. We switched over to Nutanix for the... more»
Technicad5c2
Real User
Technical Assoc at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
May 21 2018

What is most valuable?

The ease of use and the stability of the product. It has been pretty reliable throughout the years. As far as capacity is concerned, it can... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It makes our file system sharing a lot easier, even across different continents. We have had file systems shared across different continents... more»

What needs improvement?

Maybe it needs integration with HA.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We still use NAS, which we used prior to Spectrum Scale. We added Spectrum Scale because of its scalability. There are just large amounts of... more»

What other advice do I have?

There is nothing else that even compares to Spectrum Scale. We have had customers who switched to AIX just because of it. It is doing more than... more»

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