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Streaming Media and Object Storage

Today, I’m at Streaming Media West and will be presenting Using Object Storage to Reduce Latency and Enable Content Distribution and Delivery at 10:55 a.m. PT in the Discovery Track (Grand Ballroom, Salon A). From a professional and personal perspective, this is one of my favorite topics. For content creators or media service providers, revenue […]

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Millennial Digital Storage Market: Metadata & Tagging

In the 20th century, “coming of age” meant learning to drive so we could hang out with our friends. Millennials are different — they’re just as happy to use ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft so they can focus on connecting with their friends digitally or playing Pokémon GO on their smartphones while traveling.

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Swarm 9: THE Cloud & Object Storage Platform

Today, we announced Swarm 9, and we are boldly calling it “THE Cloud & Object Storage Platform.” This hearkens back to our early days in the industry when we pioneered object storage. Managing the infrastructure for Petabytes of data in and of itself is not overly complex (anymore); however, managing tenants, access, authorization, data organization, metadata […]

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Swarm Object Storage Named as a Top 10 Big Data Storage Tool

By now, saying that “big data is everywhere” may seem trite. In fact, the concept of big data is morphing quickly as people are now starting to talk about big storage and guerrilla data. But in this evolving conversation about big data, a few things remain clear. Data will continue to grow exponentially, businesses and organizations […]

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NAS vs. Object: Data Archive—Long-Term Data Efficiency

This article was originally published by Storage Switzerland. Most of the time when unstructured data is created there is never a need to access it again. But it is still necessary to store it just in case you need it. When the “just in case” scenario occurs, you need to retrieve it quickly and it […]

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Metadata and Object Storage

We’ve all heard the term metadata thrown around lately, and it is commonly described as “data about the data.” As Caringo CEO and Co-Founder Jonathan Ring pointed out in his recent article The Power of Metadata, “Data can be a catalyst for change, and metadata is the key to sorting, analyzing, and locating data at […]

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Extracting Value from Data and Managing it at Scale

The landscape of storage is quickly changing with the rapid acceleration of data creation. 90% of all data has been generated in the last 2 years and that data creation has exploded from ~4.4 Zettabytes in 2013 to 44 Zettabytes by 2020. In light of these facts, it is easy to see why traditional storage solutions, […]

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The Evolution of File and SwarmNFS

I’ve spent the past two decades of my life architecting data and storage solutions, so, it is no surprise that I find the history of file interesting. At Caringo, I focus on bridging the gap between traditional storage (for example, SAN, Block & NAS) and our modern-day scale-out object storage (Caringo Swarm). Earlier this summer, […]

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NAS vs Object: Which is Better for Your Data Center?

Since I started working in the storage industry in 2011, there have been many changes and advancements. Sophocles said that “Quick decisions are unsafe decisions.” That wisdom still holds true, particularly when making decisions about your data center. Poor decisions could jeopardize the future of your business; interfere with your weekend plans or getting a […]

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What Metadata Means for Business Information Storage

This article was originally published on Alley Watch. There has never been more data in the world than there is today. About 90 percent of it was created in the last two years alone, and another 2.5 quintillion bytes are added every day. And keeping that data accessible and searchable is a real headache. But […]

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