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LizardFS is described as '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' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to LizardFS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and BSD. The best alternative is Seaweed FS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LizardFS are Ceph, StorPool, BeeGFS and XtreemFS.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

LizardFS is a distributed, scalable, fault-tolerant and highly available file system. It allows users to combine disk space...

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  1. 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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    Ceph

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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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).

    Snapshot from the StorPool presentation at the OpenStack Summit - Some performance figures of StorPool
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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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    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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    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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  8. Elliptics

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Elliptics network is a fault tolerant key/value storage. It was designed to handle all error cases starting from simple disk problems upto datacenter failures. With default key generation policy it implements distributed hash table object storage.

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  9. MooseFS is a fault tolerant, network distributed file system. It spreads data over several physical servers which are visible to the user as one resource.

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  10. Lustre

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Lustre is a massively parallel filesystem designed for high-performance, large-scale data.

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