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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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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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The Power of Metadata

This article was originally published on Business 2 Community. In a digital world, metadata attached to files may contain a lot more than you think. While metadata isn’t the actual file data, it is the data about the data, which can include author and copyright information, revision history, and comments, along with geotracking information and […]

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What Metadata Means for Business Information Storage

This article was originally published on Alley Watch. There has never been more data in the world than there is today. About 90 percent of it was created in the last two years alone, and another 2.5 quintillion bytes are added every day. And keeping that data accessible and searchable is a real headache. But […]

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Metadata: Your City’s Secret Weapon

This article was originally published on Government Technology. Your city generates a lot of data — data about your citizens, your businesses, your roads, the infrastructure that keeps your city livable, and more. Turning this data into useful information requires the proper capture, storage and accessibility of metadata (data about data). Think about the data […]

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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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