Scality Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Scality competitors and alternatives
User
Senior Engineering Manager with 1-10 employees
Feb 22 2018

What is most valuable?

Simple manager with only one datastore. vSAN has just one datastore. so customers do not need to think where to put their VMs, how to design the physical disk RAID, the LUN size, the LUN mapping, etc. when they use NetApp/EMC/HDS or other... more»

How has it helped my organization?

vSAN can help customers save on storage system costs, and also save on the human cost. For an SI with vSAN HCI system: It is easy to train customers to operate the system even if they have or do not have a VMware operator KB. Most customers... more»

What needs improvement?

* Online dedupe * VM disk size limitations vSAN does not have online dedup. When opening the inline dedupe, the performance will be lower than off inline. Virtual machines disk size cannot cap more than a single node. For a VDI user, it may... more»
Real User
Sr. Systems Engineer at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
Jul 06 2017

What is most valuable?

The ability to provide block storage and object storage from the same storage cluster is very valuable for us. We are using Ceph as back-end storage for our OpenStack cloud. Ceph provides: * Block storage for storing the OpenStack images or... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Ceph has helped our organization to provide a Software Defined Storage solution in our private cloud.

What needs improvement?

Ceph does not deal very well with, or takes a long time to recover from, certain kinds of network failures and individual storage node failures. I believe the community that supports Ceph is working on this. They will be providing solutions... more»
Real User
Owner with 1-10 employees
May 27 2018

What do you think of Cloudian HyperStore?

Primary Use Case We are using it for video surveillance. Performance has been great. • Improvements to My Organization It's easy to manage. It doesn't require a lot of administration. It will let us grow. • Valuable Features The most valuable features are its scalability and Amazon S3 compatibility because we can move back and forth with a hybrid cloud. • Room for Improvement I'm really pretty satisfied with it. I suppose the cost could always be lower and they should continue to add the latest Amazon S3 features. • Use of Solution One to three years. • Stability Issues Stability has been great. • Scalability Issues Scalability is excellent. • Customer Service and Technical Support Support is very good. • Previous Solutions We were using something...

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