Can Object Storage 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: What’s in a name?

Caringo Swarm’s unit of content, unsurprisingly, is the object. It isn’t a file technically, as no traditional file systems are used inside of Swarm. File systems simply aren’t robust or fast enough to scale into the hundreds of billions of objects, but as with most technologies, there are tradeoffs. Typically, once an object is written […]

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Swarm brings Amazon S3 Compatibility to Microsoft Azure

We live in a world of instant gratification. From microwave popcorn to Netflix, we expect what we want now and don’t want to wait…and our expectations of infrastructure are no different. This is why we are so excited about the immediate availability of Caringo Swarm on Microsoft Azure. Caringo Swarm users have immediate access to […]

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Turning Heads in Tech with Object Storage

As the new year gets underway, we start seeing the best of 2015 recognized. While there is a lot of Hollywood hype around movie and television awards, technology awards have a bit less fanfare. However, those of us in the high-tech sector watch these awards with the same enthusiasm as show biz folks watch the […]

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