Facebook Monitors Red Hat Software-Only Storage System as Costs Soar – Investors.com

Richard Wareing, a Facebook storage engineer, joined Gluster’s nine-member board as Red Hat tests a new version of the software. Gluster is designed to provide companies a more cost-effective way of managing their ever-rising volume of data using open-source software and commodity hardware.

Having a representative join the board shows Facebook’s interest, says Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst.

(Full Story: Facebook Monitors Red Hat Software-Only Storage System as Costs Soar – Investors.com)

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