The Best Infrastructure for OpenStack: VMware vSphere and vSAN

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September 02, 2015

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Side-by-side OpenStack benchmarking conducted by a third-party technical validation firm shows that infrastructure based on vSphere with vSAN performs better than a similar Red Hat stack built upon KVM and Red Hat Storage (GlusterFS). OpenStack workloads run faster on vSphere than on KVM and cost less - benefits of the hyperconverged vSAN architecture.