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    Quobyte Alternatives

    Quobyte is described as 'parallel POSIX file system with block and object storage capabilities. It provides outstanding performance, linear scalability, and full fault tolerance' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Quobyte for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and BSD. The best alternative is Ceph, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Quobyte are Seaweed FS (Free, Open Source), StorPool (Paid), BeeGFS (Free) and XtreemFS (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 9, 2020

    1. Ceph is a distributed object store and file system designed to provide excellent performance, reliability and scalability.
    2. 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
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      • Debian
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      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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    3. BeeGFS (formerly FhGFS) is the leading parallel cluster file system, developed with a strong focus on performance and designed for very easy installation and management.
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      breuner very fast, rock solid, flexible and easy to install/manage
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    4. 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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      • 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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      • 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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      • Linux
      WekaFS is an extreme-performance parallel filesystem for Linux from WekaIO that works in AWS or on-prem on Industry-Standard Servers. WekaFS includes Enterprise features such as snapshots and tiering to S3 Object Stores.
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    5. 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.
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    6. 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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