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Checklist for Evaluating Object Storage

I love shopping for a new car. The new car smell is more addicting than just about anything else out there. But as my wife will attest, the process starts many months ahead of the actual purchase. I research extensively to make sure I am choosing the car that best fits my needs of today […]

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Object Storage: Refining and Protecting Data

“Data is the new oil.” —Clive Humby, Mathematician Businesses lose billions of dollars a year to IT downtime, and the actual loss of digital files and data can be even more disastrous. Today’s business models—across all types of verticals and use cases—are all in some way powered by data. Take the breadth of data that […]

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Top Object Storage Learning Resources for 2019

In 2019, Caringo has continued to lead the way in the object storage industry by providing insight into the inner workings of our technology and industry trends, along with experience gleaned from 100s of successful object storage implementations. We know you have a lot of choices to make about how you store data, and that […]

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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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Enabling “On-Demand” in Digital Video Workflows

30 years ago to the month, CERN computer scientist Tim Berners Lee published a proposal for what would become the Internet. It took another 2 years for the first web page to be published by CERN. After that, things took off. A new platform for mass communication using text and images over Hypertext Transfer Protocol […]

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How to Migrate to Object Storage from SAN, NAS and Tape Storage?

  With the rise of object-based storage software solutions, you’re likely familiar with the many benefits of integrating this latest technology into your data storage infrastructure. What are the Benefits of Object Storage? Of course, different object storage solutions vary in their capabilities and methodology. Frequently, you will see the following benefits with a best-of-breed […]

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NAS vs Object 2019: If Not Now, When?

2019 is upon us and the relentless data deluge shows no sign of letting up. The US alone is responsible for 2,657,700 gigabytes of Internet data per minute (according to IFLSCIENCE). A recent article in Forbes promised and delivered some “mind-blowing” facts including: 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created each day and the pace […]

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Countdown: 18 Object Storage Hits of 2018 (Part 1)

As 2018 comes to a close, let’s take a look back at our object storage educational content that was most viewed this year. Top 8 Webinars This year, we introduced the Tech Tuesday webinar series to provide in-depth education and an opportunity for our viewers to ask questions of our technical staff, the most experienced […]

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The 12 Months of Tech Tuesday Object Storage Webinars

This year, we initiated a series of educational webinars for a highly technical audience—by engineers for engineers. The resulting Tech Tuesday series quickly became a cornerstone of the content on our BrightTALK channel, and something we look forward to every month. Take a look at the topics we’ve covered this year: How Does Object Storage […]

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Can Object Storage Really Replace Parallel File Systems?

Last April, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Salishan Conference on High Speed Computing where I presented two interesting use cases for object storage in an HPC ecosystem. The first, and more traditional, as an economical active archive for simulation data, makes perfect sense. Once the computational analysis is over, why use expensive […]

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How to Evaluate Object Storage in Your Workflows

I was on an analyst briefing call a few weeks ago and something the storage analyst said really stood out. I am paraphrasing a bit, but the comment was “…the conversation is always NAS OR Object Storage and it really should be NAS AND Object.” The analyst who said it has a solid handle on […]

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