Category: Metadata | Caringo

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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Object Storage for EU GDPR Data Protection

Two weeks ago, I blogged about the challenges of implementing technology to enable General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance, and last week, I explained how object storage enables compliance. In today’s blog, we will take a look at what should be considered the most important aspect of GDPR, which is of course “data protection,” and […]

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How Object Storage Enables GDPR Compliance

In last week’s blog, I looked at the challenges GDPR presents. In this week’s blog, we will take a look at how Caringo Scale-Out Hybrid Storage provides a simple and cost-effective solution that can enable GDPR compliance. The first challenge: how do you find all the relevant data when you receive a “Right to access,” […]

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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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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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Predicting the Eclipse: HPC Enables Modern Calculations

Today, millions of people across the United States are watching the 2017 total solar eclipse. So much so, that the safety glasses needed to view the eclipse safely have been in short demand, and roads leading to the best viewing spots have been highly travelled as crowds gather. This begs the question, just how did […]

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Elasticsearch & Object Storage: PB-Scale Search Solved

As Caringo Swarm Object Storage has evolved, we have continuously added smart functionality that brings value to our customers (check out our Smarts of the Swarm whitepaper). Among the most helpful for our customers is Elasticsearch—a distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine that can be used with object storage to enhance the effectiveness of metadata searching […]

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Object Storage Protects from Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware attacks continue to occur and to draw attention from the media and law enforcement. From WannaCry to NotPetya, these cyber attacks make protecting data a growing concern for many organizations. Our CEO and Co-Founder Jonathan Ring blogged on how Swarm Object Storage Protects from Ransomware Attacks in May. According to a recent article on […]

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IT for the Win: Travel & Security on European Vacations

Summer is peak season for travel, and wherever you go, you’ll see the challenges that all governments and industries are facing with storing information and keeping travelers secure. It is an understatement to say that information technology has forever changed the world in which we live and travel. From mapping ancient ruins unearthed in Rome […]

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What’s New in Caringo Swarm?

Recently, we released updates to Swarm 9 with enhancements to improve the operation and ease of maintenance of your storage cluster. All customers with current support contracts can download the latest software from Caringo Connect. As the pioneer in object-based software-defined storage, we continue to evolve our technology to meet the emerging needs of our […]

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