VAST Data vs Netapp [Comparing Technical Capabilities]
This is a comparison snapshot from A Buyer’s Guide to Modern Storage, by WEKA.
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|ADMINISTRATION||GUI, CLI, API||Yes||Yes|
|DATA TYPES||File, Object||Yes||Yes|
|MIXED WORKLOADS||Efficiently perform large and small IOPS on the same filesystem*||Read-Only||No|
|CLOUD BURSTING||Natively moving data to the cloud**||No||Yes|
|CLOUD EXTENSIBILITY||Runs in the cloud same as on-premises. (deployment, management and
|Ability to extend namespaces to Object Storage||No||No|
|MULTIPROTOCOL SUPPORT||POSIX, NFS, SMB S3||No||No|
|CONTAINER SUPPORT||Works with CSI interface||Yes||Yes|
|SECURITY||End-to-end encryption (in-flight and at rest)||No||No|
|Multi-tenancy (Ability to create multiple and separate namespaces with
separated management capabilities)
|Support for ACLs||Yes||Yes|
|HARDWARE||Running on off the shelf servers||No||No|
|Agnostic (Not tied to a specific hardware vendor)||No||No|
|SCALING LIMITS||1000’s of storage servers||No||No|
|1000’s of compute servers||Yes||Yes|
|Scale capacity and performance independently||Yes||Yes|
|Integrate different tiers such as flash and HDD||No||Yes|
*Same file system can accommodate maximum throughput and IOPS without a configuration requirement
**Ability to move data between different on-premises and public cloud environments without the need of 3rd party data mover applications or back-up applications.
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