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Ceph Alternatives

Ceph is described as 'distributed object store and file system designed to provide excellent performance, reliability and scalability' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Ceph for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and BSD. The best alternative is MinIO, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Ceph are Seaweed FS, StorPool, DRBD and BeeGFS.

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  • Linux

Ceph is a distributed object store and file system designed to provide excellent performance, reliability and scalability.

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  1. MinIO icon

    MinIO

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron

    Store photos, videos, VMs, containers, log files, or any blob of data as objects.

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    It is literally a handsfree solution.

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  2. SeaweedFS is a simple and highly scalable distributed file system to store and serve billions of files fast! SeaweedFS object store has O(1) disk seek and SeaweedFS Filer supports cross-cluster replication, POSIX, S3 API, ,….

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    StorPool

    • Linux
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise
    • CentOS
    • Fedora
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Ubuntu
    • Debian
    • Ubuntu Server
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    • Red Hat

    StorPool is an intelligent software-defined storage solution that allows service providers, enterprises and other Cloud builders to run data storage on standard x86 servers, instead of on expensive and inefficient storage arrays (SANs).

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    Most users think StorPool is a great alternative to Ceph.
    todortanev1

    StorPool is a high performance primary block storage system, so it is a good alternative to one of the use cases that Ceph provides, but a really good one in this use case.

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    DRBD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    LINBIT’s DRBD® software seamlessly replicates data between servers, eliminating “single points of failure” within your IT infrastructure, no matter which applications are running on top.

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    BeeGFS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    BeeGFS (formerly FhGFS) is a parallel cluster file system, developed with a strong focus on performance and designed for very easy installation and management.

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    Quobyte

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Quobyte is a parallel POSIX file system with block and object storage capabilities. It provides outstanding performance, linear scalability, and full fault tolerance.

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    XtreemFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    XtreemFS is an object-based, distributed file system for wide area networks. The file system replicates objects for fault tolerance and caches metadata and data to improve performance over high-latency links. SSL and X.

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    GlusterFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GlusterFS is a scale-out network-attached storage file system. It has found applications including cloud computing, streaming media services, and content delivery networks. GlusterFS was developed originally by Gluster, Inc. and then by Red Hat, Inc.

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  9. LVM2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    LVM2 refers to the userspace toolset that provide logical volume management facilities on linux. It is reasonably backwards-compatible with the original LVM toolset.

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    LVM is great but it's volume management, not SDS.

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    Skylable Sx

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Skylable SX is a reliable, fully distributed cluster solution for your data storage needs. With SX you can aggregate the disk space available on multiple servers and merge it into a single storage system.

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    Discontinued

    project is dead

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