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History, Media and Object Storage

I’m fresh off a vacation attending a wedding and taking in the sights around Atlanta, Georgia. Steeped in the history of both the American Civil War and the American Civil Rights Movement, I took a few days to unplug from my day-to-day technology fixes. However, some of the most profound and memorable moments of my […]

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Metadata and Object Storage

We’ve all heard the term metadata thrown around lately, and it is commonly described as “data about the data.” As Caringo CEO and Co-Founder Jonathan Ring pointed out in his recent article The Power of Metadata, “Data can be a catalyst for change, and metadata is the key to sorting, analyzing, and locating data at […]

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NAS vs Object: Which is Better for Your Data Center?

Since I started working in the storage industry in 2011, there have been many changes and advancements. Sophocles said that “Quick decisions are unsafe decisions.” That wisdom still holds true, particularly when making decisions about your data center. Poor decisions could jeopardize the future of your business; interfere with your weekend plans or getting a […]

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Object Storage Meets Tech Field Day, part 3

Over the past two weeks, I’ve shared a number of our Tech Field Day (#TFD10) videos with you. Fueled by coffee and cookies, the TFD10 delegates were a lively crowd (as demonstrated by our ride up the elevator at Caringo Headquarters) and consistently asked our presenters great questions. So, as I wind down this blog […]

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Object Storage Meets Tech Field Day, part 2

Last week, I shared two of our Tech Field Day (#TFD10) videos with you, and this week, I wanted to take you a bit deeper into the technical content of our presentation and introduce you to two more of my favorite colleagues. Russell Turpin, our Chief Architect, has over two decades of experience in embedded and […]

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Object Storage Meets Tech Field Day

In just 8 short months at Caringo, I’ve knocked a lot of items off of my professional bucket list. My favorite to date absolutely is Tech Field Day! Tech Field Day is an event that brings together independent influencers (bloggers, analysts, podcasters, etc.) and tech companies. As a sponsor of Tech Field Day 10 (#TFD10), […]

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Object Storage Software, Beer, and Home Improvement

I caught the home improvement bug right in the middle of preparing for SC15…so while I’m down at the Austin Convention Center this week talking about Caringo’s Object Storage Software, my house will be getting new hardwood floors (tile was the past two weeks). So, why did I go with tile and hardwood? Simple…I never […]

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High-Performance Computing, Big Data, and Beer

The past five months have literally flown by as I’ve ramped on my new job at Caringo. Lately, I’ve been immersed in preparing for SC15, HPC Transforms which hits Austin (my home and the home of Caringo headquarters) November 15–20. In addition to planning for our expo booth and discussing what kind of beer we […]

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Down with Storage Silos: Up with Seamless File + Object

Drive through almost any rural area and, eventually, you will see silos in the landscape. Originating from the Greek word siros (pit for holding grain), a silo is simply a structure for storing bulk agricultural material—and for the most part, these silos are low-maintenance and effective ways to store disparate materials. The cloud data storage […]

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Finding the Silver Linings in Every Cloud: ITs About the Software

It is amazing to think about the progress of technology since I first entered the high-tech world in the late 1980s. One of the concepts that fascinates me most is how data is stored and what it takes to meet the growing demands in every industry to store more data—quickly and securely—and to be able to […]

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