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LINBIT VSAN Alternatives

LINBIT VSAN is described as 'LINBIT® VSAN SDS for VMware is a software defined storage solution for small and medium-sized VMware® deployments. It is also usable on an Oracle VM Server for x86 installation or any other Hypervisor software' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to LINBIT VSAN for a variety of platforms, including Linux, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, Windows, Microsoft Hyper-V Server and VMware vSphere. The best alternative is StorPool. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try NexentaStor or Dell EMC UnityVSA. Other great apps like LINBIT VSAN are Open-E Data Storage Software SOHO, vSAN, ESOS and Starwind Virtual SAN.

LINBIT VSAN alternatives are mainly NAS Systems but may also be Server Management Tools or Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of LINBIT VSAN.
This page was last updated Jul 30, 2020
  • Linux
  • VMware vSphere Hypervisor

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  1. 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).

  2. Network Storage Appliance featuring the zfs filesystem, which provides block-level checksumming & automated tier management most notably.

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  3. Dell EMC UnityVSA

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Self-Hosted
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor

    Dell EMC UnityVSA lets you deploy Dell EMC Unity unified storage as a virtual storage appliance. Dell EMC UnityVSA is software-defined storage that runs on industry-standard hardware and VMware ESXi, which you supply.

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  4. Open-E Data Storage Software SOHO

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Linux

    Open-E Data Storage Software V7 SOHO (Small Office Home Office) is a free version of Open-E DSS V7, previously known as Open-E DSS V7 Lite. With SOHO, you can take advantage of basic functionalities of our fully featured NAS / SAN software platform

  5. vSAN

    • Linux
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor

    vSAN is enterprise-class, storage virtualization software that, when combined with vSphere, allows you to manage compute and storage with a single platform.

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  6. ESOS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Enterprise Storage OS® is a quasi Linux distribution based on the excellent SCST project; its purpose is to provide SCSI targets via a compatible SAN (Fibre Channel, InfiniBand, iSCSI, FCoE).

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  7. Starwind Virtual SAN

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    StarWind VSAN eliminates any need in physical shared storage by simply mirroring internal hard disks and flash between hypervisor servers. It maintains high performance and data high availability on minimalistic resources.

  8. OviOS Linux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor

    OviOS Linux is a specialized Linux distribution aimed at creating the fastest and easiest Linux unified storage server.

  9. SANsymphony

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server

    DataCore SANsymphony is an enterprise-class platform that provides a high-performance, highly available, and agile storage infrastructure with the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

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  10. SvSAN

    • Windows
    • VMware vSphere

    A simple, cost effective and flexible virtual SAN, perfect for edge computing environments that require a highly available, two-server solution.

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