Explanation

Feature Virtual SAN Free Virtual SAN for Hyper-V VSAN for VSphere  VTL Free  VTL NFR
# of nodes 3 1 and more 1 and more 1 1 2
Synchronous replication 2-way and 3-way synchronous replicas 2-way and 3-way synchronous replicas 2-way and 3-way synchronous replicas No No 2-way synchronous replica
Asynchronous replication Yes Option for 1+1, 2+1, 3+1 scenarios No No No Yes
Storage capacity for single-node devices Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Storage capacity for replicated devices Unlimited By license Unlimited N/A N/A Unlimited
Flat, LSFS, RAM Disk, Virtual CD/DVD Yes Yes Yes, except LSFS N/A N/A Yes
VTL Yes No No Yes Yes No
Cloud Replication for VTL Yes No No Yes Yes No
Tape redirector Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
Disk Bridge Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
GUI – Monitoring Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
GUI – Management No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Other limitations All servers in StarWind cluster must have the same license.

Free license can’t be installed on the system where trial license has been used.

All servers in StarWind cluster must have the same license All servers in StarWind cluster must have the same license. Free license can’t be installed on the system where trial license has been used. No limitations License transfer to any third party, including the user’s company, is strictly prohibited.

All servers in StarWind cluster must have the same license

Important notes

1. There are no restrictions in StarWind License Agreement regarding the use of free licenses in production scenarios.

2. After installing StarWind Virtual SAN Free  and creating HA devices, you can connect and use them in any environment like Microsoft Windows, VMWare ESXi or Citrix XenServer or all of these together at the same time.

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