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The Magic of Versioning in Swarm 8 Object Storage

Do you remember when you were a kid playing board games and you made a bad move? You could do a take back or a do-over and go on with your game without penalty. Life usually doesn’t work that way, but with the new object versioning feature of Swarm 8.0, you can take back a […]

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Search, Organization and Data Management in the Cloud Age

When we founded Caringo over a decade ago, the largest hard drive was 750 GB, YouTube had just launched, the term ‘Cloud’ was used to describe weather and just storing and protecting millions of files was considered “next gen.” Fast forward 10 years to today, and 10 TB drives are here, a staggering 4 billion […]

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Protecting Data in the Cloud Age with Object Storage

With the onslaught of data that organizations are experiencing in the cloud age, protecting all that data has never been more important. Storing and providing access to your stored data may be the most visible thing that Swarm does, but as lead developer for Caringo’s object storage, data protection is of primary importance to me […]

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VTUG Winter Warmer Turns 10

This Thursday is the 10th annual Winter Warmer for New England’s Virtualization Technology User Group (VTUG) at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. Many IT professionals attend this event to learn about new technologies, network with their peers, and discuss hot trends within the industry. With compelling keynotes, unique break-out sessions and hands-on labs, it is […]

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Object Storage: Hot or Not?

Call it what you may…software-defined object storage, object-based storage software, or object storage software…it is a hot topic with lots of industry buzz. For the past 13 years, TechTarget SearchStorage has “honored the best and brightest technologies of the upcoming year”—presenting technologies they believe will make a big impact while leaning towards practicality and focusing […]

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Object Storage on Your Terms

Steve Duplesse, ESG Founder and Sr. Analyst, says, “The use of traditional RAID-based NAS filers is becoming unsustainable for many organizations.” We’ve talked a lot about the explosion of data in the cloud age and the silos that traditional file systems promote in our company blog over the past half year. For organizations to continue […]

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DIY or DFY? Caringo is Now HPE Helion Ready

There are two types of people in the world…DIY (Do It Yourself) and DFY (Done For You). I’m a DIY guy, and as such, am always fascinated by having various tools at my disposal. So, I’m excited that Caringo is now part of the Helion Ready Program for Solution Partners, allowing Caringo Swarm bulletproof object […]

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High-Performance Computing, Big Data, and Beer

The past five months have literally flown by as I’ve ramped on my new job at Caringo. Lately, I’ve been immersed in preparing for SC15, HPC Transforms which hits Austin (my home and the home of Caringo headquarters) November 15–20. In addition to planning for our expo booth and discussing what kind of beer we […]

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FileFly Changes the Game

In the past, we have worked with organizations that have applications they would like to natively integrate with object storage—gaining the ability to both input and access their information via HTTP protocol and over the web. As the discussion evolved, the question inevitably would come up, “I still have all these home directories, all these […]

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BT Compute Storage is Powered by Caringo Swarm!

One of my most memorable professional experiences was participating in a BT hothouse in 2005. For those of you not familiar with a hothouse, it’s a 2–3 day process where you get domain experts from various organizations (or departments) to solve a set of problems or challenges. The participants are split into teams and go […]

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