Frictionless Encryption

Frictionless Encryption

If you handle data of any kind, you have to worry about data security. This is true for multinational banks; it’s also true for small and medium-size businesses. Encryption should never be your only line of defense against malicious actors, but it is one of the most basic security best practices that every organization should consider essential. However, not

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Four Takeaways from Splunk .Conf19

Four Takeaways from Splunk .Conf19

Splunk’s .Conf event is pretty remarkable. Not only is it the “geek prom” for Splunkers, it also an opportunity to take stock of where we are on the enterprise analytics journey. Here are our top four takeaways from the event and some thoughts on what the next few quarters hold. Splunk grasps the accelerating growth of data and has

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What it Really Means to be "Cloud Native" in the Storage World

What it Really Means to be "Cloud Native" in the Storage World

The term ‘cloud native’ is widely used in technical circles but doesn’t have a particularly clear definition. The confusion lies in the fact that being ‘cloud native’ has little to do with the environment your application is deployed to—the term is equally applicable to on-premise or the public cloud. Rather, the term refers to application and architecture characteristics.

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MinIO Named a Vendor to Watch in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Object Storage and Distributed File Systems

MinIO Named a Vendor to Watch in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Object Storage and Distributed File Systems

Gartner just released their Magic Quadrant for Object Storage and Distributed File Systems, and they have an elite list of companies on their “Vendors to Watch” list. MinIO is on this highly selective list for the second year and we are delighted that Gartner continues to recognize our leadership in the space. MinIO is pioneering the concept of high-performance object

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Five Strata Takeaways

Five Strata Takeaways

With another Strata in the rearview mirror, it is time to reflect on what we saw and heard during the week. Strata is clearly a data science show at this point but data science is broad topic. Our perspective, as a provider of high performance object storage, is framed accordingly and we focus on the data stack more than we

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Why VMware's Kubernetes Ambitions Depend on MinIO

Why VMware's Kubernetes Ambitions Depend on MinIO

Perhaps the biggest takeaway from VMworld was the “all in” bet that VMware is making on Kubernetes. VMware wasn’t shy about its ambition, with CEO Pat Gelsinger stating that “We will be the leading enabler of Kubernetes.” This reflects the reality of the market. Kubernetes has become the industry standard. Furthermore, Kubernetes has grown into more than just orchestration,

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Hadoop HDFS's Logical Successor

Hadoop HDFS's Logical Successor

The demise of Hadoop is probably overblown. It will not suddenly disappear from the enterprise landscape - there are simply too many clients, too much sunk investment for it to vanish into the night. What is not overblown is the fact that Hadoop, like countless technologies before it, is in secular, irreversible decline. There are a number of reasons but

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Security Advisory

Synopsis: A denial-of-service (DoS) possibility against the MinIO server was discovered and has been fixed in RELEASE.2019-08-07T01-59-21Z. Severity: Medium Who is affected: All users of the MinIO server version RELEASE.2019–03–06T22–47–10Z or newer are affected. Further, all users of the MinIO gateway version RELEASE.2019–03–06T22–47–10Z or newer using STS are affected

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