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Introducing Red Hat Storage Test Drives on Amazon Web Services

We are pleased to announce new Red Hat Storage Test Drives through Amazon Web Services (AWS), giving enterprise customers a free hands-on experience with Red Hat Storage Server on the AWS cloud. We expect the Test Drives to be available later this month. Red Hat Storage Server running on the AWS infrastructure offers customers an open software-defined storage platform providing a highly-available storage solution on AWS with unified file and object access. A unified POSIX file and object storage solution makes it possible for enterprises to leverage cloud storage without rewriting their existing applications while also allowing cloud and mobility applications to access the same data through an object interface based on OpenStack Object Storage (Swift). Red Hat Storage Server for Public Cloud is available on AWS through a pre-integrated, pre-verified, and ready to run Amazon...

Gluster Developer Community Surges by Nearly 300 Percent, Ships GlusterFS 3.4 Open Software-defined Storage Distribution

The Red Hat Storage Team Congratulations to the Gluster Community! In addition to shipping GlusterFS 3.4, the latest release of the open source, scale-out storage system, the Gluster Community has significantly increased its number of projects and contributing developers in just three short months. Since May 2013, the Gluster Community has grown from seven projects for the GlusterFS distribution to more than 30 incubating open software-defined storage projects for big data, demonstrating nearly 300 percent growth in the number of developers. As an open source community, the Gluster Community was created to drive open software-defined storage. The growth was enabled in part by recent important developments in the Gluster Community, including the introduction of Gluster Community Forge and the formation of The Gluster Community Board that includes eight leading organizations and technology providers in the storage and...