Finally, a Ransomware Solution that offers Performance at Scale

There are dozens of use cases for object locking, but one that is getting a tremendous amount of attention these days is ransomware. Ransomware works by encrypting your files and holding you hostage for the encryption key. Until recently, backups were the forgotten part of the Ransomware workflow. Because they were “just backups” they were not well protected and as

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Object Locking, Versioning, Holds and Modes in MinIO

Object Locking, Versioning, Holds and Modes in MinIO

MinIO supports a complete object locking framework offering both Legal Hold and Retention (with Governance and Compliance modes). Object Locking functionality is a requirement for many regulated industries from financial services to healthcare. Lifecycle management is an increasingly critical element in the data ecosystem. Data is the primary asset in most organizations at this point - more so than the

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Kasten and MinIO: Secure, Cloud-Native Backups at Scale

Kasten and MinIO: Secure, Cloud-Native Backups at Scale

Gaurav Rishi, Kasten; Kris Inapurapu, MinIO Kubernetes has fundamentally changed the way applications are architected, built and managed. The implications are widespread, but one area that requires a significant overhaul is backup and disaster recovery. In the Kubernetes world, applications are composed of microservices and short-lived containers, requiring a modern, application-centric approach that can scale affordably and securely. MinIO and

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Impact of Intel vs. ARM CPU Performance for Object Storage

Impact of Intel vs. ARM CPU Performance for Object Storage

The recent announcement from AWS about the general availability of their new ARM-powered Graviton2 servers caused us to take another look at the performance of these ARM servers. In this blog post we describe the results which you may find surprising. Introduction MinIO is an Apache licensed, open source S3-compatible object storage server with a particular focus on high performance.

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Hyper-Scale Machine Learning with MinIO and TensorFlow

Hyper-Scale Machine Learning with MinIO and TensorFlow

We are living in a transformative era defined by information and AI. Massive amounts of data are generated and collected every day to feed these voracious, state-of-the-art, AI/ML algorithms. The more data, the better the outcomes. One of the frameworks that has emerged as the lead industry standards is Google's TensorFlow.  Highly versatile, one can get started quickly and

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Using Splunk to Monitor MinIO - A Tutorial

Using Splunk to Monitor MinIO - A Tutorial

Overview MinIO and Splunk have a symbiotic relationship when it comes to enterprise data. Splunk uses MinIO in its Digital Stream Processor. MinIO is a Splunk SmartStore endpoint. In this post we explain how to use Splunk's advanced log analytics to help understand the performance of the MinIO object storage suite and the data under management. A quick level-set for

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