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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