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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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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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Reflecting on Thanksgiving

There is much lore around the origin and evolution of Thanksgiving and harvest festivals, and it is celebrated differently in various countries. In the United States, where Caringo is headquartered, Thanksgiving falls on this Thursday. For many of us, we use it as a time to reflect on what we are grateful for. So, I’d […]

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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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HPC, DR and Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey reminds us just how much predictive capabilities and warning systems have progressed over the past few decades, in no small part because of the availability of past data and the capabilities we now have with instrumentation, detailed data sets and high-performance computing (HPC). Meteorologists do two types of predictions: seasonal probabilities and the track […]

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Elasticsearch & Object Storage: PB-Scale Search Solved

As Caringo Swarm Object Storage has evolved, we have continuously added smart functionality that brings value to our customers (check out our Smarts of the Swarm whitepaper). Among the most helpful for our customers is Elasticsearch—a distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine that can be used with object storage to enhance the effectiveness of metadata searching […]

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Object Storage Protects from Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware attacks continue to occur and to draw attention from the media and law enforcement. From WannaCry to NotPetya, these cyber attacks make protecting data a growing concern for many organizations. Our CEO and Co-Founder Jonathan Ring blogged on how Swarm Object Storage Protects from Ransomware Attacks in May. According to a recent article on […]

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What’s New in Caringo Swarm?

Recently, we released updates to Swarm 9 with enhancements to improve the operation and ease of maintenance of your storage cluster. All customers with current support contracts can download the latest software from Caringo Connect. As the pioneer in object-based software-defined storage, we continue to evolve our technology to meet the emerging needs of our […]

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How Object Storage Meets Vertical Market Requirements

The Appeal of Object Storage to Vertical Markets Object storage is getting a lot attention recently as the optimal platform for storing large amounts of non-transactional files across a growing number of vertical markets. These markets include media and entertainment (video), research (images, raw datasets), asset management (unstructured files), government & law (records management, surveillance), […]

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Why Should You Optimize File Servers?

Despite the frustration it causes and the inefficiency, Windows File Servers remain one of the most popular ways for organizations to store and share data between employees. It’s relatively easy and inexpensive to just stand up another file server—that is, until the operational impact of yet another file server is factored in. Then, this cheap […]

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