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The New Metrics of Object Storage

The New Metrics of Object Storage

This post originally appeared on The New Stack. As a general rule, when people think about object storage they think about one thing — the price per TB/GB. Though a legitimate cost metric, it has the effect of making object storage one-dimensional and relegates it to archival use cases. Further, it distorts the value associated with this increasingly important part

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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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