19/03/2018

What is Serverless Computing?

  Given how much interest there was in our first Storage Talk video, we have published a new recording on Youtube. This is a whiteboard session that explains what serverless computing is, how it works, and its benefits when associated with object storage.
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17/10/2017

$/GB Is No Longer Enough: Let's Talk About $/Data

Before joining OpenIO, I was an independent blogger and analyst, and I worked with most of the object storage vendors on the market. I was fascinated by the potential of this technology, but - after many years - only a few of them have been able to deliver on their ...
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26/06/2017

What Does Serverless Mean (for OpenIO, at least)?

After much internal brainstorming and discussion, we have decided to adopt a new motto for OpenIO. We wanted something that covers the broad scope of our technology, but in a concise form. Here it is:
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15/05/2017

Simple Metadata Indexing through Grid for Apps

Simple Metadata Indexing through Grid for Apps It’s time for the second article in our series about the event-driven framework that is part of our SDS object storage solution. If you missed our first article, you can read A technical introduction to Grid for Apps. And note ...
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04/05/2017

A technical introduction to Grid for Apps

Understanding Event-Driven Storage This is the first in of a series of articles about the event-driven framework that is part of our SDS object storage solution. This framework allows users to process data at scale; we call it Grid for Apps.
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02/05/2017

Run Applications Directly on the Storage Infrastructure

  After our first, very successful webinar last month (It's Time for Object Storage), we decided to go deeper into our technology and talk about Grid for Apps.
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15/02/2017

Storage services vs. Data services

I started working in the storage industry a long time ago, and I was fortunate to witness the evolution of storage systems from the first RAID systems to the present, with all the software-defined, cloud-integrated, and all-flash stuff that has become common. This is an ...
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