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Who's Who in Open-Source, Scale-Out File System Storage

Published: 26 September 2012

ID: G00231974

Analyst(s): Arun Chandrasekaran

Summary

Building scalable cloud computing and big data infrastructures are key imperatives for IT leaders. We provide a comparative overview of various open-source, scale-out file systems, which are becoming an important foundation for IT imperatives.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Evaluate Open-Source, Scale-Out File Systems as an Important Foundation for Appropriate Use Cases
    • Ceph
    • Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)
    • Lustre
    • Red Hat Storage Server (GlusterFS)
    • Others

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