In this SDTimes article, Alex Handy describes how big storage is still a big problem. But that Gluster is hoping its open-source, commodity hardware-based NAS solution will entice developers to get more involved in their storage systems.
Gluster has been in development for three years. It combines an open-source file system with administration tools and handlers for managing enterprise-sized storage archives. Ben Golub, CEO of Gluster, said that the Gluster file system started without the features of most enterprise storage systems, but thanks to open-source contributions from its customers, many of those features have been built on top. Read the full article.