Red Hat Ceph Storage vs Red Hat Gluster Storage comparison

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We performed a comparison between Red Hat Ceph Storage and Red Hat Gluster Storage based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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    Top Answer:Red Hat Ceph does well in simplifying storage integration by replacing the need for numerous storage solutions. This solution allows for multiple copies of replicated and coded pools to be kept, easy… more »
    Top Answer:I like the distributed and self-healing nature of the product.
    Top Answer:Ceph Storage lacks RDMA support for inter-OSD communication. That is a huge loss in terms of performance. It's also very intensive on the backend network and takes a lot of resources from the network… more »
    Top Answer:It's very easy to upgrade storage.
    Top Answer:In terms of improvement, my initial suggestion would be that the user interface could be simplified. For now, it requires training to be able to use it. I would like to see a more simplified version… more »
    Top Answer:We're using the product for storage.
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    Also Known As
    Ceph
    Red Hat Gluster, Red Hat Storage Server
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    Overview
    Red Hat Ceph Storage is an enterprise open source platform that provides unified software-defined storage on standard, economical servers and disks. With block, object, and file storage combined into one platform, Red Hat Ceph Storage efficiently and automatically manages all your data.

    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.

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    Dell, DreamHost
    NTT Plala, McMaster University, University of Basque Country, Goodtech ASA, Cox Automotive, Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), SaskTel, Glashart Media, Casio
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    Computer Software Company21%
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    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise48%
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    Large Enterprise64%
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    November 2022
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    Red Hat Ceph Storage is ranked 6th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 4 reviews while Red Hat Gluster Storage is ranked 18th in Software Defined Storage (SDS). Red Hat Ceph Storage is rated 7.6, while Red Hat Gluster Storage is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Red Hat Ceph Storage writes "Designed for container platforms and has good integration, but its user interface needs improvement". On the other hand, Red Hat Ceph Storage is most compared with MinIO, VMware vSAN, Portworx Enterprise, IBM Spectrum Scale and Dell ECS, whereas Red Hat Gluster Storage is most compared with VMware vSAN, IBM Spectrum Scale, LizardFS, Portworx Enterprise and Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct.

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