Tony Barbagallo, Author at Caringo

Swarm 10 Object Storage for the On-Demand, Distributed World

Today is a landmark day for Caringo, as we launch updates to our entire product suite. Our Swarm 10 Platform is the culmination of over a decade of market hardening and continuous innovation to satisfy customers who are driven by on-demand, distributed workflows. It leverages Swarm’s unique pure-object approach to deliver unrivaled performance at petabyte […]

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Information Governance in the Cloud Age

The value of the cloud and mobile devices is undeniable. The elastic resources provided and the ability to create and access data from any location has changed society. However, as with any disruptive technological movement, it presents new challenges. Privacy concerns run rampant and laws and regulations that have struggled to keep up are now […]

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High Speed Computing on the Oregon Coast

Last week, I had the unique opportunity to attend and speak at the Salishan Conference on High Speed Computing at the Salishan Lodge on Gleneden Beach, Oregon. The conference was founded in 1981 and this year’s theme was “Maximizing Return on Investment for HPC in a Changing Computing Landscape,” with the majority of attendees hailing […]

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Caringo Swarm Object Storage: Feed Me

© The Hungry Thing | Jan Slepian & Ann Seidler ~ Richard E. Martin ~ Follett, 1967 Does anyone remember the children’s book The Hungry Thing? It’s a simple story about a Hungry Thing coming to town, sitting on his tail and pointing to a sign around his neck that says, “Feed Me.” He asks […]

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No Meltdown with Swarm Object Storage

WARNING: Meltdown and Spectre Affect your Object Storage (Unless it’s Swarm) Good news to users of Caringo Swarm, our pure object storage system. Swarm storage nodes are NOT, let me say again, NOT susceptible to Meltdown or Spectre security attacks. Meltdown is a hardware vulnerability affecting Intel x86 microprocessors that allows a rogue process to […]

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Object Storage Basics for 2018

As object storage continues to evolve, 2017 saw S3 emerge as the de facto standard object-based access protocol with NFS access to object storage still in high demand. While a standardized HTTP-based protocol to object storage is easy to understand given its cloud-based roots, traditional file-based access methods to object storage are not taking a […]

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Caringo Drive: An Easy Button for Swarm

At Caringo, our content-aware strategy for scale-out storage continues to be a key driver for us. Offering a storage environment that is content aware means going beyond the typical administrative tools that manage hardware resources and monitor the performance of the underlying system. Our tools allow data scientists to visualize the relationships across objects, search […]

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Caringo Object Storage Reaches Beyond at NAB

Today, we announced the integration of Caringo Swarm Object Storage with the Reach Engine intelligent content platform. We are showcasing this solution at the NAB Show New York this week. This seamless integration was designed to power the new era of content creation and curation by ensuring digital assets are instantly available on-demand, all while […]

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Caringo Swarm Hybrid Cloud for Microsoft Azure

Technology moves quickly, and with every passing day, the need for innovative ways to manage unstructured data becomes more critical. The traditional models of data storage (SAN and NAS) leave businesses vulnerable to data loss and exorbitant costs with vendor lock-in. And while the cloud is often convenient for instant infrastructure and compute, compounding recurring […]

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What’s in a Name(space)? Eliminating Storage Silos

At the heart of every digital data storage system is an abstraction layer created to translate the human-viewable form of data with the underlying binary segments on the storage media. This layer is commonly referred to as a namespace. Historically, the namespace has made digital data usable; but, in today’s world of exponential data growth […]

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