Selecting the right object store for your needs isn’t simple: 5 key aspects that you should consider (plus a bonus tip for preparing for the future evolution of the infrastructure).
Posts by Enrico
OpenIO supports several data protection schemes, and it has a "dynamic data protection" feature to automatically select the best type of protection for each object, according to its characteristics and user-defined policies. One of these protection mechanisms is Erasure Coding.
Software-Defined Resiliency and Performance Make it Possible to Take Advantage of Heterogeneous Hardware
We often mention that you can run OpenIO on heterogeneous hardware, but what does this really mean?
I'm here again writing one more pseudo-technical tutorial. I'm having a lot of fun working with my home lab and rediscovering my rusty sysadmin skills (from the nineties).
A step-by-step guide to set-up a "private cloudish" backup solution.
The other day one of our partners asked if he could have a single Linux virtual machine running OpenIO Object Storage for functionality tests, so I wanted to be sure to have this option available to everybody.
A step by step guide
The short answer is "less than you may think”. A step by step guide.
The cloud and other modern computing models are great, but they are not the solution to all problems. Pay-as-you-go or Pay-it-less?