Ceph is a distributed object store and file system designed to provide excellent performance, reliability and scalability.
Ceph vs Explore2fs opinions
Ceph is not an alternative product. Ceph is a filesystem for storing data. Explore2fs is for viewing the data in a Linux ext2/3 filesystem.
Ceph is a filesystem, explore2fs is just a viewer for one specific type of filesystem, Linux ext2/3.
extFS is one of the primary file systems of Linux. If you work on a computer and need to read or write files from HDD, SSD or flash drive formatted under Linux, you need extFS by Paragon Software.
Ext2Read is an explorer like utility to explore ext2/ext3/ext4 files. It now supports Linux LVM2. It can be used to view and copy files and folders. It can recursively copy entire folders. It can also be used to view and copy disk and file system images.Discontinued
Development ended. Last version, 2.2, was released on 2010. It can be still downloaded from SourceForge
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.
It provides Windows NT4.0/2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008 with full access to Linux Ext2 volumes (read access and write access). This may be useful if you have installed both Windows and Linux as a dual boot environment on your computer.
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.This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
Lustre is a massively parallel filesystem designed for high-performance, large-scale data.
Lustre vs Explore2fs opinions
Lustre is a filesystem in and of itself, explore2fs is there to help you VIEW other filesystems that your system may not be able to look at.