Storage management is a term that includes all the technologies, processes, and strategies that organizations use to maximize the performance of their data storage resources.
Storage management features virtualization, security, provisioning, automation, redundancy, fault tolerance, it takes into account a ton of different factors, improves the performance of data storage resources, reassigns storage capacity quickly as business needs change and more.
In addition, increasing the storage capacity is an expensive investment for companies, so there is a good amount of capacity planning and forward-thinking involved in it as well, especially considering the rate at which data is growing.
Storage management is the main processes and technologies that are needed to deliver big, fast, and reliable data to your organization.
In this article, we’ll cover 10 open sources of storage management systems.
OpenBoxes is a free open-source supply chain management system designed to manage inventory and track stock movements for healthcare facilities.
It manages inventory at multiple levels, Intuitive workflows to manage the movement of stock from a supplier to the depot, helps with inventory tracking, has a flexible location hierarchy. It supports utilization and request (demand) tracking; Includes out-of-the-box reporting features for planning and warehouse management, it comes with a level of security.
OpenBoxes supports any type of item including, medications, medical supplies and devices, office supplies, and building materials. In addition, the software can be used to track the location of fixed assets like automobiles, IT equipment, and hospital furniture.
OpenBoxes has written in groovy, and also supports English, Spanish, and French languages.
PartKeepr is open-source inventory management, it comes with usability as its first priority. It is designed for electronic components.
PartKeepr has a fast part search; The search functionality of PartKeepr allows you to search for many fields in seconds - no matter how many parts you've got. You can also search for stock levels, order numbers, manufacturers, distributors, and more.
PartKeepr helps you to keep track of your stock, any additions or removals from the stock are tracked with the number of parts added/removed, the user, their price, and optional comments.
PartKeepr is written in PHP and using the Symfony2 framework.
- PHP between 7.0 and 7.1 - migration to newer Symphony is needed before we support current php 7.x
- A MySQL or PostgreSQL database
InvenTree is an open-source Inventory Management System, aims to provide powerful low-level stock control and part tracking.
InvenTree is packed with a set of features that include organizing parts, manage suppliers, Instant stock knowledge, it supports reports, it also extends and customizes. Inventree features a build management system to help you track the progress of your builds.
InvenTree system is a Python/Django database backend that provides an admin interface (web-based) and a JSON API for interaction with the external interfaces, and applications.
InvenTree is an open-source Inventory Management System which provides powerful low-level stock control and part tracking. The core of the InvenTree system is a Python/Django database backend which provides an admin interface (web-based) and a REST API for interaction with external interfaces and applications. A powerful plugin system provides support for custom applications and extensions.
The project is released under MIT license.
Inventory Management System is unlike anyone other system in this list, it is designed as a simple inventory management system powered by Flask.
With these systems, you can add products and locations, products can be moved into and between warehouses only after they have been added to the system.
Inventory Management System is a lightweight Inventory tracker, build in with Html and python, and released under the MIT License.
InventoryManagementSystem is an open-source software developed using Java SE.
The system provides an easy way to track the products, suppliers, customers as well as purchase and sales information. It also records the stock currently available in the store.
It has two users administrators and a normal user, both of them can manage suppliers, products, customers, and purchase and sell products.
The administrator can also view sales reports and can also manage other users.
OSWA-INV is a web-based, open-source inventory management system with PHP and MySQL. It supports both no-code and low-code for rapid application development.
OSWA-INV allows you to keep tracking of the quantity buying and selling price of the products existing in your warehouse or business. When creating new products, you can set a quantity, buying, and selling price.
OSWA-INV created by Simon Hasan, using PHP, Mysql and bootstrap and licensed under MIT license.
Mini-Inventory is an inventory and sales management system written in PHP (codeIgniter). It supports MySQL and Sqlite3 databases.
Mini-Inventory is a products' management, transaction management, viewing and printing of transactions within specific dates, it has barcode scanning of products for product and transaction management, custom analytics, user management, Monthly/Yearly earnings overview, it supports VAT, and discount.
- Products Management
- Transaction Management
- Viewing and Printing of Transactions Within Specific Dates
- Barcode Scanning of Products for product and transaction management
- Custom Analytics
- User Management
- Monthly/Yearly Earnings Overview
Inventory-Management-System-Django is an inventory management system written in Python 3.6.5 and Django 2.0.7 and data tables is a jQuery plugin.
RIMS is an open-source inventory management system designed to keep track of electronic parts and components.
RIMS allows you to keep track of your available parts and assist you with re-ordering parts.
Storaji The light/responsive inventory management system available on Windows, macOS, and Linux.
Mainly designed for small-to-medium companies, Storaji is a modern and very intuitive inventory management application built with some of the trendiest web technologies.
The project is no longer maintained, but you still can use this with your own private server. Have a look at the development section on how to install it.
Storaji features Fast, Friendly UI & UX, cloud data service, Products Management, Customers Management, Orders Management, Multiple Orders, Statistics, Top Selling Products, Profile Settings, Save Report as PDF.
Storaji is written in PHP and released under MIT license.
This list has much good storage management systems. Which one of them to choose depends on what type of features or scenarios your work is going to need.
If you have any other recommendations for this list or comments in general, we’d love to hear them below!