GlusterFS Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to GlusterFS for Linux, Mac, Windows, Self-Hosted, BSD and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 11 apps similar to GlusterFS.

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. If you're looking for more info about GlusterFS like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 6/8/2018 11:31:00 AM

Alternatives to GlusterFS for all platforms with any license

  • XtreemFS

    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.509 certificates support make XtreemFS usable over public networks.

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  • BeeGFS

    Why use BeeGFS? BeeGFS transparently spreads user data across multiple servers. By increasing the number of servers and disks in the system, you can simply scale performance and capacity of the file system to the level that you need, seamlessly from small clusters up to enterprise-class systems with thousands of nodes. How to get BeeGFS? BeeGFS is provided free of charge. For production systems, professional support is available.

    Free Linux

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  • Skylable Sx

    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. The cluster makes sure that your data is always replicated over multiple nodes (the exact number of copies is defined by the sysadmin) and synchronized. Additionally SX has built-in support for deduplication, client-side encryption, on-the-fly compression and much more.

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    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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  • StorPool

    StorPool enables so called “converged deployments”, i.e. using the same servers for both storage and compute, therefore making it possible to have a single standard “building block” for the datacenter and slashing costs. An extension to this concept is having a tight integration of the software layers running on this converged infrastructure – hypervisor, cloud management, etc – known as “hyper-convergence” or “hyper-converged” infrastructure.

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  • Quobyte

    Quobyte is a complete software storage solution for reliable and scalable storage infrastructures. It turns commodity hardware into a data center file system that enables warehouse-scale storage infrastructures without compromising operations. Focused on delivering high-performance for all workloads, Quobyte is production-ready and very user-friendly with built-in management tools that enable lights-out storage operations.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Lustre

    Lustre is a massively parallel filesystem designed for high-performance, large-scale data. Lustre is mature and open source (GPL2), running stably in production at many hundreds of sites around the world. Eight of the top ten and 70% of the top 100 fastest supercomputers in the world rely on Lustre for their storage needs.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • LizardFS

    LizardFS is a distributed, scalable, fault-tolerant and highly available file system. It allows users to combine disk space located on many servers into a single name space which is visible on Unix-like and Windows systems in the same way as other file systems. LizardFS makes files secure by keeping all the data in many replicas spread over available servers. It can be used also to build an affordable storage, because it runs without any problems on commodity hardware.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • ScaleIO

    Turbocharge your datacenter with EMC ScaleIO. EMC’s newest consumption models for ScaleIO means customers can experience the benefits of software-defined, scale-out, block storage with more options!

    Commercial Linux

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