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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 Cluster Status in the Palm of Your Hand

When trying to understand a new technology, nothing beats a demo. In this month’s Tech Tuesday webinar, Sr. Consultant John Bell and UI Engineer Brian Guetzlaff gave a detailed demo of the Swarm Storage Management UI. As shown in the image below, there are two high-level paths for Swarm Management UIs. The Content Management UI […]

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Thanksgiving 2018: Data Gobbles Up Storage

Data is quickly gobbling up storage resources. The 2017 IDC whitepaper Data Age 2025 referenced in almost every recent article on data growth presents many startling statistics and predicts that: …over 19ZB of storage capacity must ship across all media types from 2017 to 2025 to keep up with storage demands. David, Reinsel & John, […]

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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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Swarm 10 Object Storage for the On-Demand, Distributed World

Today is a landmark day for Caringo, as we launch updates to our entire product suite. Our Swarm 10 Platform is the culmination of over a decade of market hardening and continuous innovation to satisfy customers who are driven by on-demand, distributed workflows. It leverages Swarm’s unique pure-object approach to deliver unrivaled performance at petabyte […]

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Object Storage and Unleashing the Power of 10

Since 2005, Caringo has been strategically looking to the future and altering the storage paradigm with groundbreaking technology. A few things at Caringo have remained the same: the spirit of entrepreneurship, our focus on technical innovations and meeting customer needs, as well as an inclusive corporate culture that thrives on coffee (available in mass quantities […]

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Object Storage in a HPC World

Although Flash, NAS and SAN may be the current “go-to” solutions for storage in the High-Performance Computing (HPC) world, that storage paradigm has proven to be limited when it comes to dealing with the rapidly growing data sets of the 21st century. As IT Pros search for cost-effective storage that easily scales with their HPC […]

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Avoid Storage Fireworks with Swarm 9.6 Object Storage

What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than to upgrade to the latest Swarm release? The Caringo team has worked tirelessly over the years to stay ahead of your storage management and data protection/access requirements, and Swarm 9.6 is a great example of how we are continuously innovating and adding new functionality between […]

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Closing the Gap Between File & Object Storage

Recently, we announced performance and interoperability enhancements to Swarm Scale-Out Hybrid Storage and SwarmNFS, further narrowing the gap between existing block-based filesystems and object storage. At Caringo, we continue to bring to market exciting enhancements in response to customer demand and an ever-evolving data landscape that needs a cohesive, scalable and highly intelligent storage strategy. […]

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Object Storage Basics for 2018

As object storage continues to evolve, 2017 saw S3 emerge as the de facto standard object-based access protocol with NFS access to object storage still in high demand. While a standardized HTTP-based protocol to object storage is easy to understand given its cloud-based roots, traditional file-based access methods to object storage are not taking a […]

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Making NFS & S3 Interoperable with Swarm Object Storage

In 1984, Sun Microsystems developed the Network File System (NFS) to enable collaboration on content. There have been 4 major versions of NFS, each adding enhancements that continued to establish it as one of the two primary standards for operating on files (the other being CIFS/SMB). The most recent point releases for NFSv4 have focused […]

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Visit Caringo at Dell EMC World 2017

Caringo will be at Dell EMC World in Las Vegas, May 8–11. Dell EMC World is all about helping you realize Digital Transformation with opportunities to enhance your skills, expand your network and give you practical knowledge to achieve your IT and business objectives. Caringo, the company widely known as the pioneer in object storage […]

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