MinIO Object Storage Running on the Google Cloud Platform

MinIO Object Storage Running on the Google Cloud Platform

As organizations organize themselves around data, they are becoming application-oriented. The modern application is a cloud native and data-centric application, and benefits from decoupled stateless, immutable services capable of exceptional performance and scale. While MinIO is available on every cloud — public, private, and edge, this post is focused on the Google Cloud Platform with an eye on why you need

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Architecting a Modern Data Lake

Architecting a Modern
Data Lake

Approximately 90% of all the data in the world is replicated data, with only 10% being genuine, new data. This has significant implications for an enterprise's data strategy — particularly when you consider the growth rates. For example, in 2020, the total amount of data generated and consumed was 64.2 zettabytes. In 2021, it was forecast that the overall amount

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Simplicity at Scale

Simplicity at Scale

Frank Wessels is a founder at Sneller and previously worked at MinIO. Introduction While at MinIO, perhaps the most important lesson that I learned was about simplicity. Simplicity is is paramount if you want to achieve (true) scalability. This permeated MinIO's architecture and software design from front to back and drove, amongst others, the important Sneller decisions that I will

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Blue-Green, Canary, DR and Ransomware - MinIO Deployment and Update Strategies

Blue-Green, Canary, DR and Ransomware - MinIO Deployment and Update Strategies

Historically, system admins brought applications offline when deploying changes and updates, resulting in downtime. Engineers then scrambled to install, update config, validate and provide a go, no-go signal. If things didn't go as planned, there could be even more delays to bring the system live and serve traffic, potentially resulting in huge revenue loss. Now, continuous integration and continuous deployment

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