Best Unraid Alternatives
Proxmox Virtual Environment is a complete and easy to use Open Source virtualization platform for running Virtual Appliances and Virtual Machines. Proxmox VE tightly integrates KVM hypervisor and LXC containers, software-defined storage and networking functionality on a single...
- - Proxmox Virtual Environment is the most popular Windows, Android, Linux & Android Tablet alternative to Unraid.
- - Proxmox Virtual Environment is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Unraid.
Proxmox Virtual Environment Features
Comments about Proxmox Virtual Environment as a Alternative to Unraid
and a virtualization platform, not an operating system for nas.1
TrueNAS (formerly FreeNAS) is an operating system that can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share data over a network. TrueNAS is the simplest way to create a centralized and easily accessible place for your data.
- - TrueNAS is the most popular Self-Hosted alternative to Unraid.
Comments about TrueNAS as a Alternative to Unraid
Since the previous comment, FreeNAS, now called TrueNAS has added support for VMs and Docker apps (though to setup a Docker environment, you must do so manually.) It has support for a plethora of things that competitors such as unraid does, such as plugins (for instance Plex, Nextcloud, Jenkins, and many others), ZFS, NAS, SMB, iSCSI, etc., and a very nice web GUI.0
Does not have built in functionality of virtual machines and "Docker" apps.-35
OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. It can be enhanced via plugins.
Comments about OpenMediaVault as a Alternative to Unraid
OpenMediaVault lacks support for VM orchestration, among probably other things.-3
VMware vSphere Hypervisor ( based on ESXi ) is a free bare-metal hypervisor that virtualizes servers so you can consolidate your applications on less hardware.
- - VMware vSphere Hypervisor is the most popular commercial alternative to Unraid.
VMware vSphere Hypervisor Features
Microsoft Hyper-V Server is a free product that delivers enterprise-class virtualization for your datacenter and hybrid cloud. Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2019 provides new and enhanced features that can help you deliver the scale and performance needs of your mission-critical...
XigmaNAS (formerly NAS4Free) is an embedded Open Source Storage NAS (Network-Attached Storage) distribution based on FreeBSD. This project is a continuation of TrueNAS 7 series project.
(formerly XenServer) Citrix Hypervisor is a leading virtualization management platform optimized for application, desktop and server virtualization infrastructures.
Citrix Hypervisor Features
Btrfs is a modern copy on write (CoW) filesystem for Linux aimed at implementing advanced features while also focusing on fault tolerance, repair and easy administration.
Comments about btrfs as a Alternative to Unraid
unraid is an operating system. btrfs is only a (presumably very good) file system.4
OpenZFS is an advanced file system and volume manager which was originally developed for Solaris and is now maintained by the OpenZFS community. This repository contains the code for running OpenZFS on Linux and FreeBSD.