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GlusterFS

GlusterFS is a scale-out network-attached storage file system. GlusterFS was developed originally by Gluster, Inc., then by Red Hat, Inc., after their purchase of Gluster in 2011. see more

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model

Model

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The model impacts the system's ability to scale while maintaining an efficient, secure and reliable service.

decentralized
logic

Logic

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The logic allows for applications to benefit from more advanced functionalities on top of the low-level distribution layer.

file file object block
interface

Interface

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An interface allows applications to access a storage logic through a standard protocol, GUI or else.

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environment

Environment

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A storage solution can be deployed over an environment which is or not completely controlled by a single entity e.g a company.

controlled controlled uncontrolled
scalability

Scalability

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The ability to scale out heteroegeneously allows for more diverse storage deployments.

homogeneous heterogeneous
redundancy

Redundancy

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Different redundancy mechanisms can be provided, each with its tradeoffs.

replication
fault-tolerance

Fault Tolerance

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The ability to maintain a storage system operational requires being able to cope with "unexpected" behaviors.

standard
security

Security

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A secure storage system must be designed with encrypted communications, access control etc. from the ground up.

in transit in transit at rest
open-source

Open Source


Storage products and projects may or may not have their source code available to the public.

yes
pricing

Pricing


Storage solutions differ in their pricing model from free, licenses and more.

free license