18/09/2018

3 examples of OpenIO SDS Configurations

OpenIO SDS is a highly flexible, software-defined storage solution that can be installed on all types of hardware. Its Conscience technology enables the software to mix nodes of different types, sizes, or generations without affecting the efficiency of the cluster. SDS ...
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28/08/2018

Introducing OpenIO SDS 18.04 (GA)

OpenIO SDS has a 6-month release cycle. In April, we released version 18.04 to a select group of customers, and it is now available to all users, including to the community through the free downloadable version.
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10/07/2018

COSBench-ing OpenIO SDS (or Any Other Object Store)

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).
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25/06/2018

How to Create a Single-Node OpenIO SDS Object Store

The other day one of our partners asked if he could have a single Linux virtual machine running OpenIO SDS for functionality tests, so I wanted to be sure to have this option available to everybody.
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18/06/2018

How to Add a Load Balancer in Front of OpenIO SDS

Last week I wrote an article about installing OpenIO SDS, and now I'd like to go a step further by showing you how to add a load balancer in front of it. For the experiments in my home lab I use Odroid SBCs, but you can do the same with Raspberry Pis or x86 machines.
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11/06/2018

How Much Time Does it Take to Install an OpenIO SDS cluster?

The short answer is "less than you may think”, but let me proceed step by step. ;)
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15/05/2018

OpenIO SDS Architecture Technical Deep-Dive

On May 31, at 11AM CEST, we will live-stream our first Technical Deep-Dive into OpenIO technology. This interactive whiteboarding session will feature Guilllaume Delaporte, Head of Presales and co-founder of OpenIO, who will illustrate SDS internal components and how they ...
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02/05/2018

The stackable efficiency of an ARM-based object storage building block

A couple of weeks ago, in a moment of excitement, somebody tweeted about a small project we are working on in our lab. This piqued some interest, and many people asked me about it.
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05/02/2018

5 Tips For Choosing the Right Object Storage Infrastructure

Selecting the right object store for your needs isn’t simple. Object stores present a very different set of characteristics when compared to more traditional solutions like file and block storage, and the concepts behind their design are not very common.
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09/11/2017

OpenIO SDS on Raspberry Pi at SC17

Next week, we'll be attending SuperComputing 17. Our team will be present at the 2CRSI booth (#906), and we will have something really nice to share.   SuperComputing is one of my favorite industry events. It still feels like the IT shows of the 90s: there’s a lot of ...
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