Red Hat Storage is a new distributed file system (DFS ) based on the Gluster file system. Red Hat first introduced the feature, also called Red Hat Storage Server for On-premise, in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 3.1.
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A distributed file system is a client/server-based application that allows clients to access and process data stored on the server as if it were on their own computer. Red Hat Storage acts as a scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) and object storage software solution.
Other benefits of Red Hat Storage:
- Eliminates the need for proprietary storage systems.
- Offers scalable storage in the data center or on-premise private cloud.
- Enables the addition of compute, I/O bandwidth and storage resources as needed to meet capacity and performance needs without reconfiguring the storage layer.
- Files are presented as one file system structure independent of the underlying physical storage location.
- Storage can be configured in a variety of ways.
- Redundancy is built-in.
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