We performed a comparison between Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct and Red Hat Gluster Storage based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out what your peers are saying about Nutanix, StarWind, DataCore and others in Software Defined Storage (SDS).
Storage Spaces Direct uses industry-standard servers with local-attached drives to create highly available, highly scalable software-defined storage at a fraction of the cost of traditional SAN or NAS arrays. Its converged or hyper-converged architecture radically simplifies procurement and deployment, while features like caching, storage tiers, and erasure coding, together with the latest hardware innovation like RDMA networking and NVMe drives, deliver unrivaled efficiency and performance.
Red Hat Gluster Storage (formerly known as Red Hat Storage Server) is a software-defined storage (SDS) platform designed to handle the requirements of traditional file storage—high-capacity tasks like backup and archival as well as high-performance tasks of analytics and virtualization. But unlike traditional storage systems, Red Hat Gluster Storage isn’t rigid and expensive. It easily scales across bare metal, virtual, container, and cloud deployments.
Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is ranked 17th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 1 review while Red Hat Gluster Storage is ranked 19th in Software Defined Storage (SDS). Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is rated 7.0, while Red Hat Gluster Storage is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct writes "Stable software storage solution that offers performance, reliability, and affordability". On the other hand, Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is most compared with VMware vSAN, StarWind Virtual SAN, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure (NCI) and StorMagic SvSAN, whereas Red Hat Gluster Storage is most compared with VMware vSAN, IBM Spectrum Scale, Red Hat Ceph Storage, LizardFS and StarWind Virtual SAN.
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