Starwind Virtual SAN Alternatives

    Starwind Virtual SAN is described as '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'. There are nine alternatives to Starwind Virtual SAN for a variety of platforms, including Linux, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, Microsoft Hyper-V Server, Windows and VMware vSphere. The best alternative is StorPool. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Dell EMC UnityVSA or OviOS Linux. Other great apps like Starwind Virtual SAN are LINBIT VSAN (Paid), SANsymphony (Paid), SvSAN (Paid) and vSAN (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2020

      • 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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      • Linux
      • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
      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.
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      • 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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    1. OviOS Linux is a specialized Linux distribution aimed at creating the fastest and easiest Linux unified storage server.
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      • 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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      • Windows
      • VMware vSphere
      SvSAN is a virtual SAN for Hypervisors.
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      • 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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      • 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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    2. 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
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