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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Swarm Object Storage!

I travel a lot for work. July alone, I was on a plane every week. New York, Austin, DC and Chicago were a few of the stops I made to visit great customers and partners like CatDV, Masstech, Diversified, AWS and Cinesys. And with each negotiation through an airport, I witnessed the same struggle with […]

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Selecting the Right Data Storage Tools for the Job

“The best investment is in the tools of one’s own trade.” Benjamin Franklin In today’s fast-paced world, the data storage landscape changes at a blindingly fast pace. It seems that every day there is a new start-up claiming they have “invented a revolutionary new way to store and manage your data.” But, when it comes […]

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Resilience & Recovery with Swarm Object Storage, part 2

Data recovery in Swarm works hand-in-hand with its data resiliency features. In our last blog post, we discussed how Swarm distributes and protects data from the possibility of failure. When a failure actually happens, Swarm performs active recovery with the goal of again achieving full protection for its data. We regularly perform a kind of […]

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Resilience & Recovery with Swarm Object Storage, part 1

Data resiliency has been a feature of Swarm from the beginning. The architecture of Swarm object storage has never had a single point of failure. One or more Swarm nodes may be down for maintenance or due to hardware failures and the rest of the Swarm cluster keeps running, servicing requests. Since the data in […]

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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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