Security Advisory

Synopsis: A server-side request forgery (SSRF) vulnerability against the MinIO server was discovered and has been fixed in RELEASE.2021-01-30T00-20-58Z. Severity: Medium Who is affected: All users of the MinIO server version RELEASE.2019-12-17T23-16-33Z or newer are affected. Users that have disabled the MinIO browser UI are not affected. Recommended Action for Users: All users are advised to upgrade their

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Why MinIO Wins the Hybrid Cloud

Why MinIO Wins the Hybrid Cloud

We just wrapped Storage Field Day 2021 and during our session we generated a particular amount of interest around our hybrid strategy. At the end, we were a little compressed on time, but the message resonated and was the primary subject of the breakout room discussion with the delegates after the cameras stopped rolling. To say the hybrid cloud is

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The Trouble With Cassandra: Why It's a Poor Choice For a Metadata Database for Object Stores

The Trouble With Cassandra: Why It's a Poor Choice For a Metadata Database for Object Stores

Cassandra is a popular, tried-and-true NoSQL database that supports key-value wide-column tables. Like any powerful tool, Cassandra has its ideal use cases - in particular, Cassandra excels at supporting write-heavy workloads, while having limitations when supporting read-heavy workloads. Cassandra's eventual consistency model and lack of transactions, multi-table support like joins, subqueries can also limit its usefulness. However, using Cassandra as

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Using MinIO for Know Your Customer Data at a Major Bank

Using MinIO for Know Your Customer Data at a Major Bank

IntroductionDocument management is a core requirement for all sorts of regulated institutions - finance, telecom, healthcare, government and others. These institutions need to manage and retain an ever growing number of documents and regulatory guidelines often require these documents to be stored for a very long term (7-10 years). Take for example, KYC (Know Your Customer) documents. Anyone starting a

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Why Small Objects Are Such a Big Deal

Why Small Objects Are Such a Big Deal

Over the last decade or so, object storage use cases have evolved considerably as they replace traditional file and block use cases. Specifically the need to work with small data objects is becoming commonplace. Yes, there’s still plenty of large objects but small objects are becoming more prevalent than large for specific workloads and application environments. Traditional object storage

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