QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Qtier Benefits

 

NAS Configuration

Cost

Storage Capacity

Read/Write Performance

Management Effort

All HDDs

Low

High

Low

Low

All SSDs

Very high

Low

High

Low

SSDs and HDDs manually separated into two or more storage pools

Moderate

Medium

High for SSD pool, low for HDD pool

High (admin must manually move data between pools)

Qtier with SSDs and HDDs in one Qtier-enabled storage pool

Moderate

Medium

High for frequently accessed data

Low (QTS automatically moves data between disks)