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Real User
Linux System Engineer at a media company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 21 2018

What is most valuable?

* If it is designed correctly, it can be used for everything. * It has high availability, and that is what we need it for. * The price tag is good compared to the amount of data and high availability… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has helped, but the solution can be difficult because we buy hardware. Therefore, it's not always a good solution.

What needs improvement?

* I would like them to enhance the current features. * The system should be more intuitive and easier to manage. * I would like a more centralized open management system.

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

If you need cheap storage, but still need high availability, it's a good product to look at.

What other advice do I have?

Try it, but be careful. Also, look into other vendors. Most important criteria when selecting a vendor: We like to use vendors that we already use.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We chose Red Hat Gluster Storage because we were already Red Hat customer when we had to choose.
Real User
System Administrator at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 19 2019

What do you think of Red Hat Gluster Storage?

What is our primary use case?

We're using the product for storage. 

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of the product is that it's very easy to upgrade storage.

What needs improvement?

In terms of improvement, my initial suggestion would be that the user interface could be simplified. For now, it requires training to be able to use it.  I would like to see a more simplified version in the future, a product where the interaction is simple. 

For how long have I used the solution?

We've just started using the solution - we've had it for about a month and are still evaluating it. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The product is stable. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The solution is very scalable.

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What is Red Hat Gluster Storage?

Red Hat Gluster Storage (formerly known as Red Hat Storage Server) is a software-defined storage (SDS) platform designed to handle the requirements of traditional file storage—high-capacity tasks like backup and archival as well as high-performance tasks of analytics and virtualization. But unlike traditional storage systems, Red Hat Gluster Storage isn’t rigid and expensive. It easily scales across bare metal, virtual, container, and cloud deployments.

Also known as
Red Hat Gluster, Red Hat Storage Server
Red Hat Gluster Storage customers

NTT Plala, McMaster University, University of Basque Country, Goodtech ASA, Cox Automotive, Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), SaskTel, Glashart Media, Casio