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Illuminate Your Dark Data with Object Storage

Dark data. Sounds a bit sinister, doesn’t it? Let’s unravel the mystery of dark data and talk about the complex issues that must be considered and the ramifications of storing or not storing that data for businesses and organizations. What is Dark Data and Should You Bother to Store It? Wikipedia defines dark data as […]

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Unleashing the Power of Object Metadata with Elasticsearch

As we head into the heart of summer, it reminds me of how quickly time flies and how rapidly technology changes. With a mature product such as Swarm, new features are added regularly to keep up with the evolving needs of the marketplace and our customers. In addition, we consistently review the value of existing […]

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Liberate Your Data with Object Storage

Independence Day (a.k.a, the Fourth of July) in the USA commemorates the Declaration of Independence (July 4, 1776), where the Continental Congress declared the American colonies as united, free, independent states. As we celebrate with fireworks, patriotic music and BBQ, the rest of the world goes on with business as usual. And, in today’s world, […]

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How Caringo Swarm Object Storage Can Help You Unplug

How often do you go off the grid and really unplug? If you are a Storage or IT Admin, my guess is not often enough. The responsibility of maintaining a reliable and efficient storage environment for an organization is a heavy mantle. And, it becomes heavier as we increasingly rely on the data that is […]

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Checklist for Evaluating Object Storage

I love shopping for a new car. The new car smell is more addicting than just about anything else out there. But as my wife will attest, the process starts many months ahead of the actual purchase. I research extensively to make sure I am choosing the car that best fits my needs of today […]

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Object Storage: Refining and Protecting Data

“Data is the new oil.” —Clive Humby, Mathematician Businesses lose billions of dollars a year to IT downtime, and the actual loss of digital files and data can be even more disastrous. Today’s business models—across all types of verticals and use cases—are all in some way powered by data. Take the breadth of data that […]

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Summer Fun, Rocketman & Object Storage

Here in Austin, TX, the kids are out of school, temperatures are starting to soar and it is time to escape that heat by heading for the movie theatre. Rotten Tomatoes Rocketman Critics Consensus described the movie by saying, “It’s going to be a long, long time before a rock biopic manages to capture the highs […]

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Visualizing Swarm Object Storage Status with Prometheus & Grafana

At Caringo, we pride ourselves on making something complex—i.e., storing and accessing TB–PBs of data and billions of objects on heterogeneous hardware— easy to manage. The key to this is visibility into system status. We have had the option to use SNMP and Nagios for many years; however, we kept getting requests for an intuitive […]

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Enabling Object Storage Efficient File Movement

One of the most popular uses of Swarm is for storing, archiving and delivering digital video. In a recent blog, I detailed the market conditions that are driving customer requirements. The blog was about sports video; however, we are seeing the same trends in every market that relies on digital video (post production, film, surveillance, […]

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Top Object Storage Learning Resources for 2019

In 2019, Caringo has continued to lead the way in the object storage industry by providing insight into the inner workings of our technology and industry trends, along with experience gleaned from 100s of successful object storage implementations. We know you have a lot of choices to make about how you store data, and that […]

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Object Storage: Enabling On-Demand Workflows for Sports Video

The challenges of enabling “on-demand” workflows are being felt across every industry driven by digital video. However, those who have large content archives or are struggling with supporting live events are facing particularly challenging issues. Sports video professionals need to deal with both. In this blog, I will give a high-level overview of how object […]

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Scientific Breakthroughs and the Role of Data Storage

Everywhere you look these days, there are articles about new scientific breakthroughs. The storage world is abuzz about the the first real picture of a supermassive black hole. This black hole is at the center of galaxy M87, and it took about 3.5 PBs of data to generate the picture. In total they collected 5PBs, […]

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