Gartner Magic Quadrant For Distributed File Systems And Object Storage In 2019
Storage Newsletter, October 3rd, 2019
October 3, 2019,
Volume 259, Issue 1

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"Gartner, Inc. just released its Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage for 2019 and again it contains some surprises.

The team of authors changes one more time as John McArthur is replaced by Chandra Mukhyala and the two others, Julia Palmer and Raj Bala, already contributed to the 2018 edition.

The first comment is why Gartner continues to mix file and object storage. In that case, why not rename this Magic Quadrant Unstructured Data Storage?

Gartner maintains incomplete definition for distributed file system as they continue to say that such file system uses a single parallel model. In fact, it exists some distributed file system not parallel at all..."

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