18.2. Advantages of using Unified File and Object Storage

The following are the advantages of using Unified File and Object Storage:
  • No limit on upload and download files sizes as compared to OpenStack Swift which limits the object size to 5 GB.
  • A unified view of data across NAS and Object Storage technologies.
  • Using Red Hat Storage's Unified File and Obect Storage has other advantages like the following:
    • High availability
    • Scalability
    • Replication
    • Elastic Volume Management