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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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Predicting the Eclipse: HPC Enables Modern Calculations

Today, millions of people across the United States are watching the 2017 total solar eclipse. So much so, that the safety glasses needed to view the eclipse safely have been in short demand, and roads leading to the best viewing spots have been highly travelled as crowds gather. This begs the question, just how did […]

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What’s in a Name(space)? Eliminating Storage Silos

At the heart of every digital data storage system is an abstraction layer created to translate the human-viewable form of data with the underlying binary segments on the storage media. This layer is commonly referred to as a namespace. Historically, the namespace has made digital data usable; but, in today’s world of exponential data growth […]

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Benefiting from SDS without Change

As the relentless growth of data stored continues to grow, so does the expectation on IT and procurement to reduce the cost of acquiring, maintaining and running storage. Yet, it’s no secret that most of us will not allow our old data, photos, media, etc. to just be discarded. More to the point, we expect […]

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Efficient Storage as a Competitive Advantage in M&E

Every type of M&E organization is feeling the pressures of dealing with customers and viewers expecting “free storage” and “immediate access,” but these issues are particularly challenging in the post production space. We hear from post production houses time and again that to maintain their customers, they need to store content at no charge (or […]

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FileFly Takes the Gold: TechGenix.com Review

Data tends to remain on the device where it was first stored. And if that’s your primary storage that is meant for active workloads, like transaction processing, then unstructured data can quickly fill up your file servers and create a number of issues for your organization from performance degradation to storage silos to slow file […]

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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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Caringo Joins Media & Entertainment Services Alliance

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) is at the forefront of the M&E industry and works to enable the digital transformation of M&E. With a focus on data, IT and security, MESA supports service providers in building efficiencies in the creation, production and distribution of physical and digital media and entertainment. We are excited […]

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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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IT for the Win: Travel & Security on European Vacations

Summer is peak season for travel, and wherever you go, you’ll see the challenges that all governments and industries are facing with storing information and keeping travelers secure. It is an understatement to say that information technology has forever changed the world in which we live and travel. From mapping ancient ruins unearthed in Rome […]

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