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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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Performance Testing for Object-based Storage

Quick. Fast. Performant. We often hear requirements for high performance when talking about storage. When we drill deeper, that translates to “fast, we need it to be fast.” This response is common and troublesome. How Fast is Object Storage? Fast is relative. Compared to a semi-truck, a Ferrari is fast. But, each serves a different […]

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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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The Changing Face of Object Storage

A lot of things have changed since Caringo was founded in 2005 by Paul Carpentier, Jonathan Ring and Mark Goros (hence the name Caringo). The data storage demands faced by organizations both public and private in every vertical have increased dramatically. And, Object Storage technology has continuously evolved to meet and those challenges and enable […]

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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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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 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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Object Storage Solves Data Retention and Access Issues

As the data deluge continues to escalate, retaining, protecting and accessing data for organizations and businesses becomes more and more of a time-consuming, budget-busting, headache-causing “albatross around the neck.” Unfortunately, this proverbial albatross is not limited to just certain endeavors. It tends to be a horizontal issue that resonates across all vertical market segments. Caringo […]

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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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NAB Show 2017: The Art & Science of Show Business

Walt Disney said, “I never called my work an ‘art’. It’s part of show business, the business of building entertainment.” And, that is what the NAB Show is all about. It is known as the world’s largest convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. In a recent whitepaper, IDC estimates that in 2025, […]

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Bridging Old and New Storage with Object Storage

There are two quite different real-world applications of the Caringo Swarm Cloud & Object Storage Platform—one using a bridging solution from legacy file servers and another that takes advantage of new cloud interfaces like RESTful APIs (HTTP or S3). So how do you bridge the old and the new world of storage? We must first […]

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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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