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Liberate Your Data with Object Storage

Independence Day (a.k.a, the Fourth of July) in the USA commemorates the Declaration of Independence (July 4, 1776), where the Continental Congress declared the American colonies as united, free, independent states. As we celebrate with fireworks, patriotic music and BBQ, the rest of the world goes on with business as usual. And, in today’s world, […]

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Object Storage: Enabling On-Demand Workflows for Sports Video

The challenges of enabling “on-demand” workflows are being felt across every industry driven by digital video. However, those who have large content archives or are struggling with supporting live events are facing particularly challenging issues. Sports video professionals need to deal with both. In this blog, I will give a high-level overview of how object […]

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What are the 5 Tiers of Storage for New Video Production Workflows?

  As your digital video workflows grow in scope, your underlying storage strategy must adapt. The days of buying one tier of storage for editing and one tier for archive are quickly coming to an end due to rapidly evolving asset reuse, globally distributed workflows and on-demand delivery requirements. Topic Overview: On-Going Challenges Storage Requirements […]

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Caringo FileFly Data Management Tool Reaches Full Bloom

Formats and methodologies for storing and distributing information continue to evolve. This means that the tools we use to manage and move data must also grow. When the Farmer’s Almanac originated in 1818, it was printed using a printing press. Fast-forward 200 years, and now it is available online as well as printed (using far […]

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9 Reasons You Need Object Storage in 2019

Two years ago, we outlined 7 Reasons You Need Object Storage in 2017 from the perspective of how object storage technology functions. In 2018, we examined eight market trends that support the case for using object storage. The functionality and market trends that we discussed in prior years are still relevant. However, in this past […]

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The 3 Changing Characteristics of HPC Storage

Historically in the High-Performance Computing (HPC) space, storage was evaluated by cost vs performance. Most of the budget was spent on high-performance storage because it meant faster time to results. Once data sets were rendered, modeled or any other form of analysis was performed, the data either stayed on the high-performance layer or was painstakingly […]

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Active Archives: Object Storage for Data Sets in HPC

Supercomputing, or High Performance Computing (HPC), is now over 50 years old. Needless to say, HPC and supercomputers have come a long way since the 1960s, and a number of developments have contributed to that progress. Many players have come and gone in this space, and the advancements have been staggering. From GFLOPS to TFLOPS […]

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How to Store Video Surveillance More Effectively, Part 2

The Benefits of Switching to Object Storage Systems Object storage systems address specific concerns in law enforcement associated with data privacy, secure access, reliability, and economical scale. Some of the biggest worries in storing data are the possibilities that data could be lost, corrupted, stolen, or easily accessed (making privacy a concern), that existing storage […]

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How to Store Video Surveillance More Effectively, Part 1

As the amount of video data grows and video resolution improves, the requirement for storage space increases and it becomes more difficult and expensive for law enforcement agencies to store videos, even for a short time. However, securely storing large amounts of video data and being able to find the data easily is now a […]

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Object Storage to Meet the Demands of M&E

The resolution at which we view content has increased at a staggering rate in recent years. Whether it’s on the big or small screen, smartphone or tablet…the picture is clearer than ever. From cameras to playback devices, technology improvements across the board have made this possible. The storage capacity required to manage, manipulate and playback […]

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HPC, Beer, Object Storage and SC16

It’s my favorite time of year. Yes, I love the holidays and have a penchant for all things pumpkin spice. However, it is SC16 (the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis) that I am looking forward to the most. This year, it will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, and […]

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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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