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Are You Making Money With Your Object Storage?

Object storage has long been pigeon-holed as a necessary overhead expense for long-term archive storage—a data purgatory one step before tape or deletion. We have seen many IT shops view object storage as something exotic they have to implement to meet government regulations rather than as a competitive strategic asset that can help their businesses make money.

  • Premiered: 01/31/13
  • Author: Mike Matchett
  • Published: Infostor.com
Topic(s): TBA object TBA Storage TBA Mike Matchett TBA Archiving TBA Cloud TBA EMC TBA Dell TBA Content Addressable Storage TBA CAS TBA Atmos TBA Amazon TBA S3 TBA Dropbox
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AWS S3 replication across regions means simpler, cheaper DR

Replication across AWS cloud regions is now a checkbox item in the management console, circumventing homegrown and third-party tools.

  • Premiered: 03/26/15
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search AWS
Topic(s): TBA Mike Matchett TBA AWS TBA Cloud TBA Storage TBA Amazon AWS TBA Amazon Web Services TBA S3 TBA Amazon S3 TBA replication TBA DR TBA Disaster Recovery TBA Data protection TBA Deduplication TBA HP TBA data protector TBA StoreOnce TBA S3motion TBA EMC
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Amazon job listings offer many AWS roadmap clues

Amazon is hiring thousands of people, and where it’s hiring offers clues about where the AWS roadmap is headed.

  • Premiered: 03/27/15
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search AWS
Topic(s): TBA Amazon TBA Amazon AWS TBA AWS TBA Storage TBA Database TBA Amazon S3 TBA S3 TBA scalable TBA scalability
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Infinidat comes out of stealth with PB-scale InfiniBox, funding grab

Moshe Yanai's newest venture launches its InfiniBox hyperscale storage array and says it already has close to 100 customers.

  • Premiered: 04/29/15
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Storage
Topic(s): TBA Infinidat TBA InfiniBox TBA hyperscale TBA Storage TBA Block Storage TBA Fibre Channel TBA FC TBA iSCSI TBA NAS TBA OpenStack TBA Amazon TBA S3 TBA RAM TBA Dell TBA VMWare TBA vCenter TBA replication TBA remote replication TBA Snapshots TBA Thin Provisioning TBA analytics TBA application performance TBA Arun Taneja
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Primary Data primes the pump for data virtualization software

Startup Primary Data prepares GA launch of DataSphere data virtualization software, which is designed to make data available any time on any storage.

  • Premiered: 08/27/15
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Virtual Storage
Topic(s): TBA primary data TBA data virtualization TBA Virtualization TBA DataSphere TBA VMWorld TBA VMworld 2015 TBA EMC TBA Isilon TBA NetApp TBA FAS TBA Intel TBA NVMe TBA Amazon TBA Simple Storage TBA Simple Storage Service TBA S3 TBA Amazon S3 TBA dataspace TBA Metadata TBA metadata engine TBA Primary Storage TBA SMB TBA Flash TBA SSD TBA server TBA Glacier TBA OpenStack TBA OpenStack Swift TBA Microsoft Azure TBA Azure
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Big data analytics applications impact storage systems

Analytics applications for big data have placed extensive demands on storage systems, which Mike Matchett says often requires new or modified storage structures.

  • Premiered: 09/03/15
  • Author: Mike Matchett
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Storage
Topic(s): TBA Mike Matchett TBA Big Data TBA analytics TBA Storage TBA Primary Storage TBA scalability TBA Business Intelligence TBA BI TBA AWS TBA Amazon AWS TBA S3 TBA HPC TBA High Performance Computing TBA High Performance TBA ETL TBA HP Haven TBA HP TBA Hadoop TBA Vertica TBA convergence TBA converged TBA IOPS TBA Capacity TBA latency TBA scale-out TBA software-defined TBA software-defined storage TBA SDS TBA YARN TBA Spark
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AWS S3 pricing downshifts with new Infrequent Access tier

Amazon Web Services added a new data storage option to its cloud this week. Will it catch on?

  • Premiered: 09/17/15
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search AWS
Topic(s): TBA Amazon TBA AWS TBA S3 TBA Amazon Web Services TBA Cloud TBA Storage TBA Cloud Storage TBA Simple Storage Service TBA Mike Matchett TBA data availability
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Spectra Logic releases ArcticBlue for cold storage

Spectra Logic unveils ArcticBlue for cheap disk archiving. The system uses shingle drives and works with the company's BlackPearl storage gateway for on-premises storage.

  • Premiered: 10/16/15
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Data Backup
Topic(s): TBA Spectra Logic TBA ArcticBlue TBA Storage TBA cold storage TBA Disk TBA disk archiving TBA Archiving TBA BlackPearl TBA SMR TBA shingled magnetic recording TBA object storage TBA Backup TBA Capacity TBA Jeff Kato TBA AWS TBA Amazon TBA Amazon Web Services TBA Tape TBA MAID TBA massive array of idle disks TBA Copan TBA S3 TBA Amazon S3
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Spectra Logic bets big on SMR disk and S3 for on-premises deep archive

Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 de-facto standard protocols may actually increase the use of on-premises archive storage rather than diminish it.

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Iron Mountain Cloud Archive returns vendor to cloud storage

Iron Mountain was one of the first players in cloud storage, but exited the market early on. Now, it's back with a resurrected archive service based on EMC's ECS.

  • Premiered: 05/12/16
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Cloud Storage
Topic(s): TBA Iron Mountain TBA Cloud TBA cloud archive TBA Cloud Storage TBA Storage TBA EMC TBA ECS TBA elastic cloud TBA Virtual File Store TBA Archive Service Platform TBA S3 TBA Amazon TBA API TBA OpenStack TBA OpenStack Swift TBA EMC Atmos TBA Nasuni TBA Panzura TBA Seven10 TBA CTERA TBA CloudBoost TBA CloudArray TBA Isilon TBA CloudPool TBA Datacenter TBA SLA TBA compliance TBA Security TBA cloud backup TBA cloud data migration
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Amazon Simple Storage Service spurs on-premises storage

Amazon S3 has been such a smashing success that it will likely become the third pillar -- after block and file -- of storage protocols.

  • Premiered: 06/06/16
  • Author: Jeff Kato
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Storage
Topic(s): TBA Jeff Kato TBA Amazon TBA Amazon S3 TBA S3 TBA Block Storage TBA File Storage TBA Storage TBA Simple Storage Service TBA IaaS TBA PaaS TBA Private Cloud TBA Cloud TBA cloud infrastructure TBA Public Cloud TBA API TBA NFS TBA Sun Microsystems TBA NAS TBA distributed data TBA Cloudian TBA Spectra Logic TBA Glacier
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Petabyte-Scale Backup Storage Without Compromise: A Look at Scality RING for Enterprise Backup

Traditional backup storage is being challenged by the immense growth of data. These solutions including tape, RAID devices that are gated by controllers and dedicated storage appliances simply aren’t designed for today’s enterprise backup storage at petabyte levels, especially when that data lives in geographically distributed environments. This insufficiency is due in large part to inefficiency and limited data protection, as well as the limited scalability and the lack of flexibility of these traditional storage solutions.

These constraints can lead to multiple processes and many storage systems to manage. Storage silos develop as a result, creating complexity, increasing operational costs and adding risk. It is not unusual for companies to have 10-20 different storage systems to achieve petabyte storage capacity, which is inefficient from a management point of view. And if companies want to move data from one storage system to another, the migration process can take a lot of time and place even more demand on data center resources.

And the concerns go beyond management complexity. Companies face higher capital costs due to relatively high priced proprietary storage hardware, and worse, limited fault tolerance, which can lead to data loss if a system incurs simultaneous disk failures. Slow access speeds also present a major challenge if IT teams need to restore large amounts of data from tape while maintaining production environments. As a result, midsized companies, large enterprises and service providers that experience these issues have begun to shift to software-defined storage solutions and scale-out object storage technology that addresses the shortcomings of traditional backup storage.

Software-defined scale out storage is attractive for large-scale data backup because these storage solutions offer linear performance and hardware independence – two core capabilities that drive tremendous scalability and enable cost-effective storage solutions. Add to this the high fault tolerance of object storage platforms, and it’s easy to see why software-defined object storage solutions are rapidly becoming the preferred backup storage approach for petabyte-scale data environments. A recent Taneja Group survey underscores the benefits of software-defined scale out storage. IT professionals indicated that the top benefits of software-defined, scale-out architecture on industry standard servers are a high level of flexibility (34%), low cost of deployment (34%), modular scalability (32%), and ability to purchase hardware separate from software (32%).

Going a step further, the Scality backup storage solution built upon the Scality RING platform offers the rare combination of scalability, durability and affordability plus the flexibility to handle mixed workloads at petabyte-scale. Scality backup storage achieves this by supporting multiple file and object protocols so companies can backup files, objects and VMs, leveraging a scale-out file system that delivers linear performance as system capacity increases, offering advanced data protection for extreme fault tolerance, enabling hardware independence for better price performance and providing auto balancing that enables migration-free hardware upgrades.

In this paper, we will look at the limitations of backup appliances and Network-Attached Storage (NAS) and the key requirements for backup storage at petabyte-scale. We will also study the Scality RING software-defined architecture and provide an overview of the Scality backup storage solution.

Publish date: 10/18/16
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Tintri OS storage upgrade focuses on cloud, containers for DevOps

Tintri storage moves 'in lockstep' with VMware for cloud, container and DevOps support with a vRealize Orchestrator plug-in and vSphere Integrated Containers support.

  • Premiered: 11/01/16
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Storage
Topic(s): TBA Tintri TBA DevOps TBA VMWare TBA Cloud TBA container TBA containers TBA vRealize TBA vSphere TBA VMware vSphere TBA Docker TBA IBM TBA cloud object storage TBA object storage TBA Storage TBA Public Cloud TBA S3 TBA Backup TBA copy data management TBA copy data TBA CDM TBA VM TBA Virtual Machine TBA Flocker TBA Google Kubernetes TBA Docker Swarm TBA Apache TBA Apache Mesos TBA Snapshot TBA Snapshots TBA Mike Matchett
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Cohesity storage adds Cloud Edition for AWS, Azure

Startup Cohesity launches DataPlatform Cloud Edition, a version of its converged secondary storage software designed to run on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

  • Premiered: 11/23/16
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Data Backup
Topic(s): TBA Cohesity TBA Cohesity Data Platform TBA DataPlatform TBA Cloud TBA Storage TBA Amazon AWS TBA AWS TBA Amazon TBA Microsoft TBA Microsoft Azure TBA Azure TBA secondary storage TBA elastic cloud TBA Disaster Recovery TBA DR TBA DevOps TBA Hadoop TBA analytics TBA Public Cloud TBA Rubrik TBA Arun Taneja TBA software-defined TBA software-defined storage TBA SDS TBA Google TBA hyperconverged TBA hyperconvergence TBA Nutanix TBA S3 TBA Amazon S3
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IBM hybrid storage play acknowledges enterprise realities

The recent IBM hybrid storage push aims to court enterprise clients with resources on premises and in the public cloud - and offer something AWS doesn't.

  • Premiered: 11/03/16
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Cloud Computing
Topic(s): TBA IBM TBA hybrid storage TBA Storage TBA Amazon TBA Amazon AWS TBA Cloud Storage TBA all-flash TBA All Flash TBA Block Storage TBA Cleversafe TBA cloud object storage TBA replication TBA Amazon S3 TBA AWS TBA S3 TBA Panzura TBA Google TBA Microsoft TBA Public Cloud TBA IBM Spectrum TBA Virtualization TBA Jeff Kato TBA IaaS TBA SoftLayer TBA PaaS
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Overcome problems with public cloud storage providers

Security and compliance concerns are chief obstacles to public cloud storage adoption, as IT managers are hesitant to have their critical data reside outside the data center.

  • Premiered: 03/03/17
  • Author: Jeff Byrne
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Cloud Storage
Topic(s): TBA Storage TBA Cloud TBA Public Cloud TBA Cloud Storage TBA Data Center TBA scalable TBA scalability TBA secondary storage TBA Backup TBA Archiving TBA analytics TBA cloud adoption TBA Cloud Security TBA Security TBA compliance TBA SLA TBA AWS TBA Amazon TBA Amazon AWS TBA Microsoft Azure TBA Google TBA Google Cloud TBA Data protection TBA API TBA S3 TBA SSL TBA IO latency TBA latency TBA Deduplication TBA Compression
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Primary Data DataSphere update improves scalability

Primary Data updates its DataSphere metadata engine to boost scalability and performance, support more hardware options, and connect to multiple Amazon S3-based cloud buckets.

  • Premiered: 03/09/17
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Storage
Topic(s): TBA primary data TBA data virtualization TBA Virtualization TBA Storage TBA scalability TBA Amazon S3 TBA S3 TBA Amazon TBA DataSphere TBA API TBA Cloud TBA Dell EMC TBA Isilon TBA NetApp TBA ONTAP TBA Linux TBA Data Migration TBA cloud bucket TBA clone TBA high availability TBA Automation TBA Metadata TBA NFS TBA SMB TBA VMWare TBA Virtual Machine TBA VM TBA Block Storage TBA object storage TBA NAS
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Is Object Storage Right For Your Organization?

Is object storage right for your organization? Many companies are asking this question as they seek out storage solutions that support vast unstructured data growth throughout their organizations. Object storage is ideal for large-scale unstructured data storage because it easily scales to several petabytes and beyond by simply adding storage nodes. Object storage also provides high fault tolerance, simplified storage management and hardware independence – core capabilities that are essential to cost-effectively manage large-scale storage environments. Add to this built-in support for geographically distributed environments and it’s easy to see why object storage solutions are the preferred storage approach for multiple use cases such as cloud-native applications, highly scalable file backup, secure enterprise collaboration, active archival, content repositories and increasingly cognitive computing workloads such as Big Data analytics.

To help you decide if object storage is right for your company and to help you understand how to apply various storage technologies, we have created a table below that positions object storage relative to block storage and file storage.

As the table shows, there are several factors that differentiate block, file and object storage. An easy way to think about the differences is the following; block storage is necessary for critical applications where storage performance is the key consideration, file storage is well-suited for highly scalable shared file systems and object storage is ideal when cloud-scale capacity and convenience as well as reliability and geographically distributed access are the major storage requirements. 

Publish date: 12/30/16