General rules and tips to configure nodes for cold archiving, general purpose object storage, high throughput / media streaming.
OpenIO supports several data protection schemes, and it has a "dynamic data protection" feature to automatically select the best type of protection for each object, according to its characteristics and user-defined policies. One of these protection mechanisms is Erasure Coding.
OpenIO is very easy to install and configure. It just takes 20 minutes, no matter the size of the cluster. See the whole installation process
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).
A step-by-step guide to set-up a "private cloudish" backup solution.
The other day one of our partners asked if he could have a single Linux virtual machine running OpenIO Object Storage for functionality tests, so I wanted to be sure to have this option available to everybody.
A step by step guide
The short answer is "less than you may think”. A step by step guide.
Two years ago the team started developing GridForApps. A serverless computing framework integrated with the object store. Originally designed take advantage of unused resources, it enables to build a future-proof cloud-edge solution.
OpenIO can automatically select the appropriate data protection mechanism on the fly. We call it dynamic data protection.
When you start to think about the overall picture, the real cost of flash is lower than expected.