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Film Clips, Collages & Award Shows

The yearly Emmy award show never fails to entertain—with narratives and fashion that range from fabulous to faux pas; clips from each nominated show, actor and actress; heartfelt In Memoriam segments; to film collages showcasing the career of Lifetime Achievement honorees such as the incomparable Betty White; and this year’s actual wedding proposal. It might […]

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Caringo Turns 13

When I co-founded Caringo with Paul Carpentier and Mark Goros 13 years ago, the IT landscape was different. In storage, you had large monolithic devices purpose built for very specific applications. Innovation was measured in cost and speed (IOPS) and the primary interface to these devices was based on standards (NFS and CIFS). Many systems […]

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Object Storage: 3 Predictions for 2018

2017 was a turning point for object storage. Ever since content addressable or key-value based storage was created, storage analysts and IT execs wondered if it was a technology in search of a problem to solve. Was it really just a “better mousetrap?” As we enter into 2018, there are a number of trends in […]

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What’s New in Swarm v9.4

The Caringo engineering team stayed busy through the holiday season to bring you the Swarm v9.4 update which includes new capabilities and improvements for storage administrators and end-users. Here’s a quick rundown of what is new in Swarm v9.4: Access Policy Editor — The Content UI now includes an interactive policy editor for creating and […]

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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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8 Reasons You Need Object Storage in 2018

2017 is in the books and 2018 is already upon us. Data storage challenges are escalating faster than ever for many organizations, especially those involved in storing, developing and delivering digital assets. Last year, I wrote about the 7 Reasons You Need Object Storage in 2017 from the perspective of how object storage technology functions. […]

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Countdown: 17 Object Storage Hits of 2017

2017 is winding down fast, and we have seen many changes in the object storage landscape over the past year. From conversations we have had with many of you at shows like NAB and SC17, we’ve learned that there is now a much broader understanding of object storage and the many benefits that it brings […]

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The World Series of HPC: SC17

Fall is in the air and while my hometown Houston Astros are duking it out with the LA Dodgers in the 113th Major League Baseball World Series, I’m focused on preparation for what could be called the world series of high-performance computing (HPC)—the SC17 conference. It takes a lot of work to be at the […]

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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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Getting Started with Object Storage for M&E

Today, we announced a full-featured 100 TB Swarm license to qualified Media & Entertainment (M&E) firms* at no cost. Why do such a thing? It’s pretty simple. IT execs in the M&E space are under extreme pressure to provide long-term accessible storage and instant search and delivery to customers and viewers. We have hundreds of […]

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