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The Beauty of MinIO's Pricing Approach

The Beauty of MinIO's Pricing Approach

MinIO’s pricing is remarkably straightforward. You don’t need a complicated spreadsheet to estimate your monthly bill. We offer three plans. The Open Source/Community plan where you pay nothing. The Standard Plan ($10 TB/Month with a minimum capacity of 25 TBs) and the Enterprise Plan ($20 TB/Month with a minimum capacity of 100 TBs). We continue

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Why Should I Pay for Free Software?

Why Should I Pay for Free Software?

By introducing the ability to subscribe to our software online we obviously invite the question: “why should I pay for free software?” There are two conditions and three reasons: The conditions under which you should pay for free software: MinIO is the primary storage system for your organization (e.g. production)The data stored in MinIO is a critical part

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What SUBNET Offers

What SUBNET Offers

Once we have convinced you of why you should pay for free software, the next question becomes: “what is the value of what I am getting from my subscription?” The value of the subscription is delivered through the SUBNET experience. We use the term “experience” intentionally. SUBNET is not a different product. SUBNET is not simply a commercial relationship. SUBNET

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Introducing Sidekick - A High Performance Load Balancer

Introducing Sidekick - A High Performance Load Balancer

Almost all of the modern cloud-native applications use HTTPs as their primary transport mechanism even within the network. Every service is a collection of HTTPs endpoints provisioned dynamically at scale. Traditional load balancers that are built for serving web applications across the Internet are at a disadvantage here since they use old school DNS round-robin techniques for load balancing and

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Storage at the Edge

Storage at the Edge

Edge computing is a hot topic and carries with it some confusion, particularly around storage. Handling data properly at the edge can ensure a scalable, cost-effective and secure infrastructure - but failing to set up the right architecture can lead to data loss, security vulnerabilities and sky-high costs related to the bandwidth needed to transfer data repeatedly to and from

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High Performance Object Storage, Kubernetes + Why You Can't Containerize a Storage Appliance

High Performance Object Storage, Kubernetes + Why You Can't Containerize a Storage Appliance

There are two forces that are fundamentally remaking the technology landscape today. One is Kubernetes and the other is high performance Object Storage. They are powering (or are shaped by, depending on your perspective) modern, data-rich applications that include AI/ML and application logs. Either way, modern applications need Kubernetes and Object Storage and Kubernetes and Object Storage owe their

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Why the Healthcare Industry is Adopting High Performance Object Storage

Why the Healthcare Industry is Adopting High Performance Object Storage

The healthcare industry is unique in so many ways. To begin with, it lacks a common objective function on which to optimize. This is because different healthcare organizations, both payers and providers, value different things. Profitability is not the universal goal - there are teaching hospitals, faith-based hospitals and not-for-profit insurance plans. Consider also that a large portion of the

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