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IDC: The Economics of software-based storage

White Paper Published By: Red Hat
Red Hat
Published:  Mar 16, 2015
Type:  White Paper
Length:  13 pages

This white paper examines the economics of deploying Red Hat's Storage Server. Based on GlusterFS, a distributed file system that Red Hat acquired as part of Gluster, Red Hat Storage Server is ushering in a new era of software-based storage (also known as software-defined storage by many suppliers) solutions. Such solutions leverage commodity x86-based hardware from server vendors and a distributed shared nothing architecture that allows businesses to build out a service-based storage infrastructure in an economically feasible manner.



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storage server, software-based storage solutions, it management