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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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Can Object Storage Compete with Parallel File Systems?

For the past few years, the value of object storage in the HPC space has been to provide economical storage that can be metered with multi-protocol support and interfaces to traditional and new RESTful applications. At the heart of the value proposition is being able to offload primary storage. In most cases, we are talking […]

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Closing the Gap Between File & Object Storage

Recently, we announced performance and interoperability enhancements to Swarm Scale-Out Hybrid Storage and SwarmNFS, further narrowing the gap between existing block-based filesystems and object storage. At Caringo, we continue to bring to market exciting enhancements in response to customer demand and an ever-evolving data landscape that needs a cohesive, scalable and highly intelligent storage strategy. […]

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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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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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Hybrid Cloud Object Storage | Part 2

Is your storage provider empowering you or encumbering you? This second part of the series discusses high-order benefits of placing data into a public cloud when your storage provider empowers you to use your data. The first part of this article showed the importance of providing tools for designating data that is sent to the […]

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Hybrid Cloud Object Storage | Part 1

To meet the business demands for infinite-scale storage and flexible access to data for their applications, IT organizations are utilizing object storage deployed on-premises, in public clouds, or a hybrid combination of both. While there are organizations that use public cloud for 100% of their storage and application infrastructure and there are those that will […]

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Active Archives: Object Storage for Data Sets in HPC

Supercomputing, or High Performance Computing (HPC), is now over 50 years old. Needless to say, HPC and supercomputers have come a long way since the 1960s, and a number of developments have contributed to that progress. Many players have come and gone in this space, and the advancements have been staggering. From GFLOPS to TFLOPS […]

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What’s in a Name(space)? Eliminating Storage Silos

At the heart of every digital data storage system is an abstraction layer created to translate the human-viewable form of data with the underlying binary segments on the storage media. This layer is commonly referred to as a namespace. Historically, the namespace has made digital data usable; but, in today’s world of exponential data growth […]

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Benefiting from SDS without Change

As the relentless growth of data stored continues to grow, so does the expectation on IT and procurement to reduce the cost of acquiring, maintaining and running storage. Yet, it’s no secret that most of us will not allow our old data, photos, media, etc. to just be discarded. More to the point, we expect […]

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