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Best Unraid Alternatives

Unraid is described as 'An operating system for personal and small business use that brings enterprise-class features letting you configure your computer systems to maximize performance and capacity using any combination of applications, VMs, storage devices, and hardware' and is a NAS system in the backup & sync category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Unraid for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions, BSD and AMD MxGPU. The best alternative is Proxmox Virtual Environment, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Unraid are OpenMediaVault, TrueNAS, VMware vSphere Hypervisor and XigmaNAS.

Unraid alternatives are mainly NAS Systems but may also be Virtualization Tools or File Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Unraid.
This page was last updated Jun 21, 2022
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  1. Citrix Hypervisor icon

    Citrix Hypervisor

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • RadeonPro
    • NVIDIA vGPU
    • Nvidia Grid
    • AMD MxGPU

    (formerly XenServer) Citrix Hypervisor is a leading virtualization management platform optimized for application, desktop and server virtualization infrastructures.

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  2. btrfs icon

    btrfs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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  3. PetaSAN icon

    PetaSAN

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    PetaSAN is an open source Scale-Out SAN solution offering massive scalability and performance. PetaSAN uses modern cloud based technologies to provide the elasticity and agility to scale up the storage cluster simply by adding more nodes.

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    ReadyNAS

    • Linux

    ReadyNAS by NETGEAR.

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  5. Greyhole icon

    Greyhole

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Greyhole is an application that uses Samba to create a storage pool of all your available hard drives (whatever their size, however they're connected), and allows you to create redundant copies of the files you store, in order to prevent data loss when part of your hardware...

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  6. FlexRaid T-Raid icon

    FlexRaid T-Raid

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Ubuntu

    Unify & organize your data. Protect & recover from disk failures!.

    Discontinued

    flexraid is no longer being supported and the website has gone dark.

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  7. napp-it icon

    napp-it

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Linux
    • OpenIndiana

    A napp-it is a high-quality block- and filestorage on common and favourable server hardware from ex.

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  8. EON ZFS Storage icon

    EON ZFS Storage

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Linux

    What is EON? Embedded Operating system/Networking is a small operating system, built on Solaris, designed to store any amount of digital data on Intel/AMD (x86) hardware, using the amazing, enterprise class Zettabyte File System.

    Why use EON? Because it offers rock solid, reliab.

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  9. Collax V-Bien icon

    Collax V-Bien

    • Linux

    The Collax V-Bien is a complete package for virtualization and high availability. In addition to software and hardware, it also includes the patented Collax Fencing Device and support. Virtual networking, easy administration, data integrity.

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  10. Open-E Data Storage Software SOHO icon

    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

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