Red Hat Gluster Storage

Use cases

Red Hat® Gluster Storage can handle the high-capacity tasks of backup and archival as well as the high-performance tasks of analytics and virtualization. If you’re ready to see it work in a live cloud environment right now, test Red Hat Gluster Storage on Amazon Web Services—for free.


Packaged, persistent storage

Containers package code and runtime dependencies for greater application portability across deployment environments—but they're ephemeral by design. Red Hat Gluster Storage gives containers persistent storage that's scalable and secure.

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Big data

Store, integrate, and analyze petabytes of data

Big data is a gift and a curse. All the data you collect holds the key to valuable business insights that can lead to competitive advantage. But the growth of big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are straining traditional storage systems. Exploit big data’s competitive advantage with open, software-defined storage (SDS).

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Rich media

Large-scale media needs large-scale storage

Storage needs for media and entertainment are outpacing capacity and budgets. The transition to digital workflows and content has increased demand for digital storage. With lower costs than proprietary storage vendors and the ability to scale on demand, Red Hat Gluster Storage is ideal for the media industry.

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Hyperconvergence has become mainstream

Hyperconvergence—IT architectures provided by 1 vendor that uses software to bind compute, storage, networking, and virtualization resources on commodity hardware—is gaining traction. Integrating Red Hat Gluster Storage with Red Hat Virtualization helps you build cost-effective, agile, and optimal virtual server and storage infrastructures across heterogeneous hardware platforms.

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Customer success stories

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Casio builds high-availability storage with software and commodity servers

To avoid vendor lock-in and enable self-operation and maintenance capabilities, Casio migrated to Red Hat Gluster Storage, whereby a virtual storage environment can be implemented using the internal disks of commodity servers.

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