Category: NAS | Caringo, Inc.

Can Object Storage Really Replace Parallel File Systems?

Last April, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Salishan Conference on High Speed Computing where I presented two interesting use cases for object storage in an HPC ecosystem. The first, and more traditional, as an economical active archive for simulation data, makes perfect sense. Once the computational analysis is over, why use expensive […]

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How to Evaluate Object Storage in Your Workflows

I was on an analyst briefing call a few weeks ago and something the storage analyst said really stood out. I am paraphrasing a bit, but the comment was “…the conversation is always NAS OR Object Storage and it really should be NAS AND Object.” The analyst who said it has a solid handle on […]

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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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Technology: Moving Forward While Preserving History

Technology is often thought of as futuristic—from how we advance society and improve the quality of life to benefiting businesses and meeting regulatory and industry requirements. However, while visiting Iceland and talking to the natives, I was fascinated by the dichotomy of how proficiently Icelanders use technology to maximize the use of their extensive geothermal […]

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One Size Does Not Fit All: Evaluating Object Storage

The concept of “one size fits all” is rarely accurate, and it’s particularly not true when you’re looking for data storage. There are many factors that come into play in selecting the right solution for your use case. For those with small data storage needs, SAN and NAS may be adequate solutions. In just about […]

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Sync Mac Files with Mobile, PCs, Cloud NAS & Swarm

We recently certified ChronoSync by Econ Technologies with Caringo Swarm, our hassle-free, limitless object storage software. ChronoSync is a robust file synching application for macOS that can synchronize and backup to almost anything you can connect to your Mac. This includes Swarm, cloud services, other Macs, NAS/external drives, iPads, iPhones, PCs or anything you can […]

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Object Storage in a HPC World

Although Flash, NAS and SAN may be the current “go-to” solutions for storage in the High-Performance Computing (HPC) world, that storage paradigm has proven to be limited when it comes to dealing with the rapidly growing data sets of the 21st century. As IT Pros search for cost-effective storage that easily scales with their HPC […]

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Merging Past & Present: NAB Show, M&E and Object Storage

While NAB stands for National Association of Broadcasters, the attendees in Las Vegas at the 95th NAB Show earlier this month represented a far broader audience than traditional broadcasters. From houses of worship, education, government, defense contractors, and the more obvious creators of television, movies, documentaries, music videos and news agencies, attendees came by to […]

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Macro-Economics, M&E Workflows and…Object Storage?

We are less than two weeks away from the JB&A Pre-NAB Technology Event and the NAB Show, where Caringo will be focusing on workflow integration and optimization, specifically with asset managers, storage managers and media-moving solutions from Pixit, CatDV, Levels Beyond, Marquis Broadcast, FileCatalyst and others. Some of our technology partners have storage as part […]

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The Genesis of Object Storage Tech Tuesday

Now in my 7th year at Caringo, I’ve observed a surge of interest in object storage. With Caringo as the leading pioneer in the field, I’ve had the opportunity to work with many established experts. Given my focus on the design, implementation and management of object storage solutions, I’d like to share what we’ve learned […]

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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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