06/11/2018

What's New in OpenIO SDS 18.10

Yes, it's here. Right on time for the fall, and full of new features and improvements. The new version of SDS is now available. Most of these features were teased or previewed at OpenIO Summit. If you attended our event, you won't be surprised, but the list of new features ...
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15/10/2018

Why Performance Matters (in Object Storage)

A few weeks ago at our annual OpenIO Summit, we presented our new slogan: "Next-Gen Object Storage. Flexible. Smart. Fast.” In the last couple of years we have talked many times about flexibility, mostly made possible by Conscience technology, and smartness, provided by ...
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10/10/2018

The Zero-Waste OpenIO cluster

Part 1 - Hardware “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” This idea motivated us to launch one of our side projects this year at OpenIO. We took on the challenge of building a small object storage cluster out of legacy hardware, using OpenIO SDS, to create a zero-waste ...
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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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