BeeGFS Alternatives

    BeeGFS is described as '(formerly FhGFS) is the leading parallel cluster file system, developed with a strong focus on performance and designed for very easy installation and management' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to BeeGFS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and CentOS. The best alternative is DiskInternals Linux Reader, which is free. Other great apps like BeeGFS are macFUSE (Free), Linux File Systems for Windows (Paid), Ceph (Free, Open Source) and Ext2Read (Ext2Explore) (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 9, 2020

    1. A freemium tool for reading files from EXT2/EXT3/EXT4, HFS, UFS2, Reiser4, and ReiserFS partitions in Windows. Some filesystem types locked restricted to "Pro" version.
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    2. Features : As a user, installing the macFUSE software package will let you use any third-party FUSE file system. Legacy MacFUSE file systems are supported through the optional MacFUSE compatibility layer.


    3. Linux File Systems for Windows by Paragon Software is a unique tool which gives you full access to Linux volumes within Windows. Just plug your hard disk with ExtFS/Btrfs/XFS partitions into your PC and instantly work with any media on the Linux partitions.
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    4. Ceph is a distributed object store and file system designed to provide excellent performance, reliability and scalability.
    5. 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



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      When you want to create a new file system on Windows, for example to improve FAT or NTFS, you need to develop a file system driver. Developing a device driver that works in kernel mode on windows is extremely difficult.
    6. 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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      • 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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    7. 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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    8. 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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