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Curing the Healthcare Industry’s Data Headaches

This article was originally published on HealthCare Business & Technology. Medical science has made incredible progress with disease management and life expectancies. But there’s one frontier that still needs to be crossed for the healthcare industry to provide the best possible care: the data problem. Data is essential in all areas of healthcare—from diagnostic medicine […]

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Metadata Storage Solutions

A couple of weeks ago, I discussed RAID vs. advanced erasure coding in the context of protecting vital healthcare data. This week, I want to talk about some issues around the storage of object metadata. One of the great advantages of object storage is that each object can have a collection of metadata that describes […]

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High-Performance Computing, Big Data, and Beer

The past five months have literally flown by as I’ve ramped on my new job at Caringo. Lately, I’ve been immersed in preparing for SC15, HPC Transforms which hits Austin (my home and the home of Caringo headquarters) November 15–20. In addition to planning for our expo booth and discussing what kind of beer we […]

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FileFly Changes the Game

In the past, we have worked with organizations that have applications they would like to natively integrate with object storage—gaining the ability to both input and access their information via HTTP protocol and over the web. As the discussion evolved, the question inevitably would come up, “I still have all these home directories, all these […]

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Crash Course on Object Storage at Virt-G Boston

This week I’m presenting at the Virtualization Meetup Group (Virt-G) in Boston at the Microsoft N.E.R.D Center. Yes, there is still time to register! I will be presenting “A Crash Course on Object Storage. How It’s Helping Businesses in Every Industry and How It Can Help You!” at 8:00 p.m. The main challenge with unstructured information is […]

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SwarmFS, a Highly Efficient Hadoop Archive.

As I head out to New York City for Strata + Hadoop World 2015, I can’t help but reflect on just how many customers we work with. From hospitals to research labs to global telecoms, we work on some of the largest repositories of data in the world. And, overall capacity and file counts are […]

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Phone Home—Swarm Brings You Health Reports

If you’re out on a boat in the Gulf of Mexico in a storm and something goes wrong, you will invoke the search and rescue system to get help. But, what you really want is to skip that time-consuming search phase and get rescued straight away. These days, technology such as personal locator beacons and […]

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