Cloudian HyperStore is an object storage system that is offered as a software-only solution or as a complete appliance building block for scaling object storage. The Cloudian software originated from a custom implementation and is offered through Lenovo and business partners.
As an object storage system, Cloudian HyperStore has focused on the prevalent S3 market with a full implementation of the various feature sets in the protocol. In addition, Cloudian also offers their own file system implementation called HyperFile, which is a scale out implementation of active/passive controller pairs connected to the S3 storage of HyperStore. The file system is optimized for performance and feature enablement with the HyperStore S3 storage. Unique with Cloudian is the ability to mix and match on-premises nodes with nodes configured in public clouds. Any combination of public cloud (AWS, Google, Azure) is supported and optionally have on-premises nodes.
With many advanced features and a full complement of the basic requirements for object storage, Cloudian provides alternatives to solutions that were early entrants in the object storage market place. Key competitors include IBM Cloud Object Storage, Scality Ring, Dell Elastic Cloud Storage, NetApp StorageGRID, and Hitachi HCP.
Cloudian Hyperstore Product Analysis Includes:
- Product Architecture
- Software Architecture
- Data Protection and Security
- Advanced Features
- Connect for Files – File Access
- Reliability, Availability, Serviceability Features
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