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No Meltdown with Swarm Object Storage

WARNING: Meltdown and Spectre Affect your Object Storage (Unless it’s Swarm) Good news to users of Caringo Swarm, our pure object storage system. Swarm storage nodes are NOT, let me say again, NOT susceptible to Meltdown or Spectre security attacks. Meltdown is a hardware vulnerability affecting Intel x86 microprocessors that allows a rogue process to […]

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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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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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Welcome JB&A Distribution to the Caringo Family

I look forward to “Black Friday” every year. It’s not the great shopping deals, the tasty Thanksgiving leftovers or even the “holiday season.” It’s about spending time with my family. Five years ago, we started a tradition on the day after Thanksgiving: we stay in our pajamas, pile on the couch and watch our favorite […]

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Object Storage for Digital Video

Do you have a passion for the glitz and glamour of Hollywood? Ever wonder how they are storing all that digital video? Or maybe you’ve dreamed of a life fighting crime, and wonder just how law enforcement is storing all that surveillance video. Caringo Scale-Out Hybrid Storage enables people to store and move media and […]

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Caringo Drive: An Easy Button for Swarm

At Caringo, our content-aware strategy for scale-out storage continues to be a key driver for us. Offering a storage environment that is content aware means going beyond the typical administrative tools that manage hardware resources and monitor the performance of the underlying system. Our tools allow data scientists to visualize the relationships across objects, search […]

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The 3 Changing Characteristics of HPC Storage

Historically in the High-Performance Computing (HPC) space, storage was evaluated by cost vs performance. Most of the budget was spent on high-performance storage because it meant faster time to results. Once data sets were rendered, modeled or any other form of analysis was performed, the data either stayed on the high-performance layer or was painstakingly […]

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Stop Wasting Budget and Resources on Legacy Backup

Sometimes history repeats itself, and sometimes you have to reinvent the wheel. Many of my favorite stories of the history of storage come from discussions with Caringo Product Manager Glen Olsen, who leads Caringo’s efforts to bridge the gap between traditional storage and our scale-out hybrid storage solution. Feeling nostalgic for tape backup, or just […]

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Caringo Object Storage Reaches Beyond at NAB

Today, we announced the integration of Caringo Swarm Object Storage with the Reach Engine intelligent content platform. We are showcasing this solution at the NAB Show New York this week. This seamless integration was designed to power the new era of content creation and curation by ensuring digital assets are instantly available on-demand, all while […]

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