IBM Spectrum Accelerate vs Scality RING comparison

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"The most valuable feature is the robustness, which is typical of IBM because their software generally just works.""The ease of use is the solution's most valuable aspect. It's very user-friendly."

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"The most valuable feature of Scality RING8 is its performance and good interface.""I think it's the economic factor. This solution has the lowest cost for storage systems."

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"The reporting mechanisms need improvement.""he interface is not user-friendly so the ease of use could be improved."

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"When we used this solution in 2015, it was not scalable at all. I don't know if they have improved on that, but at the time, scalability was just horrible.""Scality RING8 could improve by having more features. We have to use two automation tools to meet our needs. We would prefer to use only one."

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  • "For a database, on a yearly basis, we pay approximately $3,500 for licensing fees. The solution is sold as a subscription on a yearly basis so there are no other ancillary costs."
  • "If you are cost-sensitive then this solution is not for you."
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  • "The cost of Scality RING8 could be less expensive. It is difficult for smaller businesses to afford it."
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    Top Answer:The most valuable feature of Scality RING8 is its performance and good interface.
    Top Answer:Scality RING8 could improve by having more features. We have to use two automation tools to meet our needs. We would prefer to use only one.
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    Overview

    IBM Spectrum Accelerate is a software-defined block storage solution designed for rapid deployment across heterogeneous infrastructure for hybrid cloud and delivering consistent service levels to a dynamic workload mix. It is based on proven grid-architecture, enterprise-scale IBM XIV technology. IBM Spectrum Accelerate can be deployed, including as hyper-converged infrastructure, on any x86 server, on pre-installed third-party appliances or on public cloud infrastructure, and is available as a service on IBM Cloud infrastructure.

    Scality RING object storage enables enterprises and cloud service providers to run petabyte-scale, data-rich services like web applications, VOD, active archives, compliance archives, and private storage clouds. The RING is software, so you can deploy it on standard x86 servers of your choice, taking advantage of server and media innovation over time. Acting as a single, distributed system, the RING can scale linearly across thousands of servers, multiple sites, and an unlimited number of objects. Data is protected with policy-based replication, erasure coding, and geo-distribution, achieving up to 14 9s of durability and 100% availability.
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    Large Enterprise63%
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    IBM Spectrum Accelerate is ranked 16th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 1 review while Scality RING is ranked 15th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 1 review. IBM Spectrum Accelerate is rated 8.0, while Scality RING is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Spectrum Accelerate writes "A robust solution with good performance and support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Scality RING writes "High performance, good support, and useful interface". IBM Spectrum Accelerate is most compared with IBM Spectrum Scale, whereas Scality RING is most compared with Dell ECS, MinIO, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Qumulo and Cloudian HyperStore.

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