Category: Big Data | Caringo

Storage Challenges: We Love Big Objects

Valentine’s Day is a good day to reflect on the people and things that you love. And, one of the things the Caringo Engineering team loves the most is a good challenge. One problematic aspect of big data is handling individual objects that are very large. Case in point: one of our customers stores memory […]

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7 Reasons You Need Object Storage in 2017

The new year is upon us and data storage challenges loom large for many organizations. Caringo Swarm object storage has proven to be versatile for a number of use cases (including active archives, cloud storage, analytics, content distribution, and backups) in verticals such as M&E, HPC, Government, Healthcare and Education. Boiling it down, here are […]

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Big Data Needs Equally Big Storage

This article was originally published on CIO Dive. Contrary to popular opinion, the world is not becoming more complex — the opposite is true. The fact that we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of new data per day simply means we are more capable than ever of identifying, analyzing and simplifying the complexities that come with […]

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HPC, Beer, Object Storage and SC16

It’s my favorite time of year. Yes, I love the holidays and have a penchant for all things pumpkin spice. However, it is SC16 (the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis) that I am looking forward to the most. This year, it will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, and […]

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Extracting Value from Data and Managing it at Scale

The landscape of storage is quickly changing with the rapid acceleration of data creation. 90% of all data has been generated in the last 2 years and that data creation has exploded from ~4.4 Zettabytes in 2013 to 44 Zettabytes by 2020. In light of these facts, it is easy to see why traditional storage solutions, […]

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How object storage manages big data in the IoT

This article was originally published on ITProPortal. There’s no question: The era of big data has been a paradigm shift for businesses. Now, creating an easily searchable ‘data lake’ — either on-site or cloud-based — is a key determinant of a company’s success. Conceivably, trillions of files of any size must be managed and protected […]

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Your business needs to leverage its big data now

This article was originally published on TechTarget | IoT Agenda. Big data is everywhere. From cloud-connected cars to smart factories to emergency response simulations, it has become an essential tool for governments and businesses. According to IBM, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day, and 90% of today’s data emerged in the past two […]

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Metadata Storage Solutions

A couple of weeks ago, I discussed RAID vs. advanced erasure coding in the context of protecting vital healthcare data. This week, I want to talk about some issues around the storage of object metadata. One of the great advantages of object storage is that each object can have a collection of metadata that describes […]

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The Big Deal with Big Data Analytics

Unstructured data is growing dramatically. According to IDC, the world’s data will grow by 50X in the next decade. Historically, all organizations needed to do with this data is store and access it every now and then, but that is no longer the case. In 2014, Forbes predicted that data-driven insight would be a part […]

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