The Scalability Myth

The Scalability Myth

Lots of object storage companies like to talk about scalability while tossing around terms like exabytes and “infinite.” Unfortunately, many of the terms used to describe scalability make grandiose and misleading promises that don’t help enterprises build an effective storage platform. Claims made around the simplest use case,  static archival data, aren’t translatable to the entirety of use

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Introducing SUBNET Health

Introducing SUBNET Health

SUBNET is the commercial engine of MinIO. It is how production instances of MinIO are consumed, from startups to the most valuable technology companies in the world. SUBNET combines a commercial license (important for the AGPLv3 obligations) with a unique support model that delivers 24/7/365 direct-to-engineer support through a MinIO-built portal that blends the best of Slack and

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Announcing the MinIO Kubernetes Operator and Operator Console

Announcing the MinIO Kubernetes Operator and Operator Console

Object-storage-as-a-service is a game changer for IT. For the better part of a decade, IT has watched as developers provisioned object storage for emerging applications on the public cloud - driving much of the adoption of this medium. This creates many well-known issues for IT. This is not a simple control issue, it is a broader and much more critical

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Security Advisory

Synopsis: A signature verification bypass vulnerability against the MinIO server was discovered and has been fixed in RELEASE.2021-03-17T02-33-02Z. Severity: Medium Who is affected: All users of the MinIO server version before RELEASE.2021-03-17T02-33-02Z  affected. Users access MinIO over TLS are not affected. Recommended Action for Users: All users are advised to upgrade their MinIO deployments to the latest version.

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Five Years in the Making

Five Years in the Making

Today marks a special anniversary for MinIO. It has been five years since we had our first GA release on GitHub. The journey to that point and from that point (5,396 commits later) has been nothing short of amazing and we wanted to take a quick moment to recap our thinking when we started and where we are now.

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Simplifying Object Storage as a Service with Kubernetes and MinIO’s Operator

Simplifying Object Storage as a Service with Kubernetes and MinIO’s Operator

Object storage as a service is the hottest concept in storage today. The reason is straightforward: object storage is the storage class of the cloud and the ability to provision it seamlessly to applications or developers makes it immensely valuable to enterprises of any size. The challenge is that object storage as a service has traditionally been very difficult to

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Running Hyper-Scale High-Performance Object Storage on VMware vSphere 7.0: A Technical Deep Dive

Running Hyper-Scale High-Performance Object Storage on VMware vSphere 7.0: A Technical Deep Dive

Bringing Together IT, Administrators and Applications The release of VMware's vSphere 7.0 introduced some exciting new features. One of them is Supervisor Services, which will allow you to install databases, message brokers, and hyperscale high-performance object storage directly from the vSphere UI. With the addition of Kubernetes automation, VMware has created a single platform that provides everything from containerization,

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