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What’s New in Swarm v9.4

The Caringo engineering team stayed busy through the holiday season to bring you the Swarm v9.4 update which includes new capabilities and improvements for storage administrators and end-users. Here’s a quick rundown of what is new in Swarm v9.4: Access Policy Editor — The Content UI now includes an interactive policy editor for creating and […]

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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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Disney Acquires Fox; Does Your Wallet Have Room for More VOD?

Unless you have been hiding under a rock (or even if you were), you heard this week that Disney acquired 21st Century Fox. A great summary of the benefits is summarized in Jeff Berman’s blog Analyst: Disney to Benefit from Scale of Fox Transaction. Historically, analysts would have listed content as being the main driver; […]

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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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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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