StorPool Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Systems Engineer at a marketing services firm with 51-200 employees
May 14 2018

What is most valuable?

The ability to present Rest API, POSIX filesystem, and block devices from the same distributed object storage back-system (RADOS) is of major value to me.

How has it helped my organization?

Ceph has simplified my storage integration. I no longer need two or three storage systems, as Ceph can support all my storage needs. I no longer need OpenStack Swift for REST object storage access, I no longer need NFS or GlusterFS for... more»

What needs improvement?

Ceph lacks a little bit only in performance. It needs to scale a lot and needs very fast and well-orchestrated/configured hardware for best performance. This not a downside though, it is a challenge. Ceph only improves the given hardware.
LizardFS
Real User
Lead solution architect at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Sep 07 2016

What is most valuable?

DIY, Goals, Erasure Core, relability, easy to scale-out, snapshots. Becase we have a commercial support skytechnology has also implemented additional functionalities: - possibility to export data to more than one solutions we tested but it... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Providing relatively cheap NAS solution with great scale-out functionality.

What needs improvement?

Management console - today it is managed via scripts and flat files which need to be synchronized among all master/shadow nodes in a cluster. There are severall possible problems in such approach: - it is possible to 'damage' config by... more»
Dell EMC
Real User
RnD Engineer at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Jun 27 2017

What is most valuable?

The ScaleIO UI: EMC has been working with storage for a long time. Therefore, they know how to clearly present any important data, including data flow and each drive's IOPS/bandwidth; and allow the user to easily monitor bottlenecks and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I just worry about capacity; performance is never a problem.

What needs improvement?

If they could introduce a write cache feature, the product would be perfect overall.

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