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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15/02/2018

Software Defined and Hardware Efficient!

OpenIO is a software company, and we sell a scale-out storage solution that can manage petabytes of data, and that can be installed almost anywhere: from a computer as small as a Raspberry Pi up to piles of fat 90+ disk servers. Regardless of the size of the installation, ...
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16/10/2017

Switch from Public Cloud and Save 400K € per Year

Teezily - one of our customers - presented at the OpenIO Summit '17  a very nice story explaining the reasons for their switch from public cloud to hosted bare metal. This story isn’t unique: Dropbox made a similar choice in the recent past. But it’s great to hear that ...
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07/06/2017

Detect patterns in pictures at scale using Tensorflow and OpenIO Grid for Apps

Last week, we held a webinar where we explained how the event-driven processing system integrated into our object store works. The goal of this presentation was first to introduce the technology, explaining how it works under the hood, but also to perform a live demo using ...
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02/06/2017

Configuring Cloudberry Backup with OpenIO SDS

I'm no longer a sysadmin (not for a long time), but sometimes I have to prove to myself that I'm still capable of doing something, and I also need to check that what I'm telling others is actually true. (You know, everything about the flexibility and ease of use of a ...
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29/05/2017

Face recognition, integrated into the object store

It’s time for the third in our series of articles about Grid for Apps, the event-driven framework that is part of the OpenIO SDS object storage solution. For those who missed the previous articles, here’s a link to the first article A Technical Introduction to Grid for ...
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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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